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:
Typification:
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:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Ireland, Sweden (s.w.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany (n.), Netherlands, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Montenegro
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Adventive

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Poland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Latvia


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Western Cape]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • 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
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Rio Negro] Chile


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?300073. Accessed 21 April 2018.