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Wild Turnip

Brassica napus

Wild Turnip is very similar to rutabaga and the only easy way to tell them apart is to cut the tap root and sniff. Rutabaga is odorless, turnip smells like a cultivated turnip.

Photo of Wild Turnip Rosette

Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension