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Beta vulgaris L.
common beet

       
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Photo of Beta vulgaris L.
©Jeff McMillian. Courtesy of Almost Eden. United States, CO. Usage Requirements. Any use of copyrighted images requires notification of the copyright holder.
 
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Synonyms:
Beta vulgaris L.

  BEMA3 Beta maritima L.
  BEVUM Beta vulgaris L. ssp. maritima (L.) Arcang.
 

Distribution:
Beta vulgaris L.

View Native Status
Distribution Map Legend

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (AL, CA, CT, MA, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC, NH, NY, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA, WV), USA+ (PR)
 

Related Taxa:
Beta vulgaris L.

View 34 genera in Chenopodiaceae, 10 species in Beta or click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles.
Distribution of Beta vulgaris L. ssp. cicla (L.) W.D.J. Koch. .
Beta vulgaris ssp. cicla
chard
Distribution of Beta vulgaris L. ssp. macrocarpa (Guss.) Thell.. .
Beta vulgaris ssp. macrocarpa
beet
Plant is native (blue) Native   Plant is introduced Introduced
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Classification:
Beta vulgaris L.

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Chenopodiaceae – Goosefoot family
Genus Beta L. – beet
Species Beta vulgaris L. – common beet
 

Introduced Information:
Beta vulgaris L.

This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts. Click on link below for a partial or complete list of PFA introduced plants.

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Common Name= A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | all
 

Wetland Indicator Status:
Beta vulgaris L.

Nat. Ind. Reg. 1 Reg. 2 Reg. 3 Reg. 4 Reg. 5 Reg. 6 Reg. 7 Reg. 8 Reg. 9 Reg. 0 Reg. A Reg. C Reg. H
UPL,FACU NI UPL UPL NO NO UPL NO FACU UPL FACU NO UPL NO
Interpreting Wetland Indicator Status
 

More Accounts and Images:
Beta vulgaris L.

View photographs from CalPhotos.

View species account and distribution map from Flora of North America (FNA).

View species account from ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).

View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 20681.

View species account and distribution map from Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley).

View species account from Kemper Center for Home Gardening.

View species account from Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn).

 

Related Web Sites:
Beta vulgaris L.

CA-University of California IPM Online

ID-Sugarbeet Home Page (UofID)

MI-Story of Michigan's Beet Sugar Industry

MN-Sugarbeet Research and Education Board

UK-UK Sugar Beet Portal

USDA ARS Research News

WY-Sugar Beet Nematode

 
 
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