Also known as Broccoli Raab, Rapini has many spiked leaves that surround a green bud which looks very similar to a small head of broccoli. There may be small yellow flowers blooming from the buds, which are edible.
Rapini (aka Broccoli Raab)
Rapini is essentially a rootless turnip. Instead of being grown for the root like most turnips, this plant is instead grown for the flavorful greens, similar in look and flavor to broccoli. The flavor of rapini has been described as nutty, bitter or pungent.