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A list of root vegetables and tubers. These are edible plants in which the leaves, stems, flowers, or roots are edible. This list does not include edible plants that are funguses, seeds, or treated as fruits. Something to consider: the word vegetable is based on culinary tradition. It is not scientific. Edible plants traditionally used to make savory dishes are typically considered to be types of vegetables. That said, some vegetables are occasionally used to also make sweet dishes, such as carrots, rhubarb, and even avocados. While some of the vegetables on this list may be eaten raw, more often than not, vegetables are cooked. So whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just a well rounded carnivore, enjoy this list of root vegetables and tubers. If you want to add your favorite root veggies to this list, just type in the name and click add. While you're at it, don't forget to vote for your favorites!
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Carrot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Daucus Carota Subsp. Sativus

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412 99
Sweet potato is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Ipomoea batatas

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288 128
Beet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

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160 42
Onion is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
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138 32
Potatoes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
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201 101
Radish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables

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191 97
Yellow Lily Yam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Yellow Lily Yam Latin Name: Amorphophallus glabra

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193 110
Parsnip is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Pastinaca Sativa

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102 40
Ginger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
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132 77
Jicama is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables

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174 114
Turnip is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Brassica spp.

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84 45
Black Cumin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Black Cumin Latin Name: Bunium persicum

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116 79
Native Ginger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Native Ginger Latin Name: Hornstedtia scottiana

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112 76
Rutabaga is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Brassica spp.

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109 77
Parsley Root is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Parsley Root Latin Name: Petroselinum spp.

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77 56
Daikon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Raphanus Sativus Var. Longipinnatus

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91 75
Cassava is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Manihot esculenta

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61 49
Celeriac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Apium Graveolens Rapaceum

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38 25
Kohlrabi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
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65 53
Yacón is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Yacón Latin Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius

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33 25
Celery Root is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
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55 49
Maca is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables

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56 53
Salsify is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Salsify Latin Name: Tragopogon spp.

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49 49
Bush Carrot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Bush Carrot Latin Name: Abelmoschus moschatus

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45 48
Bush Potato is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Bush Potato Latin Name: Vigna lanceolata

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46 49
Burdock is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Arctium, Family Asteraceae

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46 51
Desert Yam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Desert Yam Latin Name: Ipomoea costata

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38 46
Black Salsify is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Scorzonera hispanica

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33 42
Breadroot is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Breadroot Latin Name: Psoralea esculenta

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40 51
Arracacha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Latin Name: Arracacia xanthorrhiza

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38 49
Pignut Or Earthnut is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Pignut Or Earthnut Latin Name: Conopodium majus

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35 46
Ahipa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Ahipa Latin Name: Pachyrhizus spp.

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31 46
Yam Daisy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Yam Daisy Latin Name: Microseris scapigera

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30 46
Mauka Or Chago is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Mauka Or Chago Latin Name: Mirabilis extensa

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31 43
Mangelwurzel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Mangelwurzel Latin Name: Beta vulgaris

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38 67
Flounder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
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28 54
Skirret is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Tasty Root Vegetables
Skirret Latin Name: Sium sisarum