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Taxon: Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris

 
Genus: Beta
Section: Beta
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Betoideae
Tribe: Beteae
Nomen number: 7057
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: [treated here to include B. vulgaris Fodder Beet, Garden Beet, Leaf Beet, and Sugar Beet Groups]
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-May-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2159 (1829 active, 1513 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Libya

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Latvia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)


    Naturalized



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Western Cape]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sicily)

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


References:

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  2. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Bramwell, D. & Z. Bramwell Wild flowers of the Canary islands. (Flow Canary)
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  8. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
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  11. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  12. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  13. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  14. Ford-Lloyd, B. V. & J. T. Williams 1975. A revision of Beta section Vulgares (Chenopodiaceae), with new light on the origin of cultivated beets Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 71:89-102.
  15. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  16. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984. Med-Checklist. (L Medit) 1:297.
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Check other web resources for Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=7057. Accessed 13 November 2018.