Do root vegetables like carrots have a fruit that grows above ground? I know they have flowers

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Do root vegetables like carrots have a fruit that grows above ground? I know they have flowers

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Carrots do, and they produce tiny black seeds. The flowers are pretty white or yellowish white in carrots. Same with parsley, parsnip and similar. Potatoes also have yellow flowers that can produce seeds.

Potatoes have a small berry like a tiny green tomato (same family), but they are not edible. They contain more of the toxic chemicals potato tubers produce when they go green or get damaged.

Carrots, turnips, radishes, beets, parsnips and sweet potatoes just produce small seed heads (usually at the end of small stalks) that aren’t really fleshy like you think of fruit as being.

Think of a dandelion, they flower and then the seeds develop in the same spot where the flower was, and eventually the seeds fall to the ground (or are blown away) to produce more flowers. Most vegetables operate the same way, they don’t need fruits to carry their seeds away.