Genus: Beta

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Last Modified 01/12/2012

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

List of Beta Species

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.

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.