Taxon: Beta vulgaris L.

Genus: Beta
Section: Beta
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Betoideae
Tribe: Beteae
Nomen number: 300073
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:222. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 46 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • beet  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia
    • Western Asia: Cyprus ; Egypt Sinai; Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine Krym
    • Middle Europe: Belgium ; Germany ; Netherlands ; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Ireland ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Montenegro
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa Eastern Cape, Western Cape
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Norway ; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina Buenos Aires, Rio Negro; Chile
    • Western South America: Ecuador

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Latvia
    • Middle Europe: Poland
    • Northern Europe: Finland


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