Légumes - racines

Légumes - racines
Légumes - racines: plante potagère dont la racine est comestible.
Coupe d'une carotte: vue interne de la carotte, racine pivotante orange.
Navet: plante potagère dont on mange la racine.
Betterave sucrière: racine charnue cultivée pour son sucre.
Betterave: racine charnue comestible.

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EN : Beet
FR : Betterave
ES : Remolacha


Beet is a flowering plant species in the family Chenopodiaceae. Beet is a herbaceous biennial or perennial plant with leafy stems growing to 1-2 m tall. The flowers are produced in dense spikes, each flower very small, 3-5 mm diameter, green or tinged reddish, with five petals; they are wind-pollinated. The fruit is a cluster of hard nutlets.