New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Beta

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/12/2012

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Beta Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 222. 1753.

List of Beta Species

References to Beta

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Holubowicz, R. 1992. Internal seed structure of selected vegetable species. Acta Botanica Hungarica 37: 267-277.

General Discussion

Beta vulgaris L. has been historically reported escaping from cultivation in New York and Suffolk Cos., NY, but no specimens have been seen.