Beta vulgaris

Beta vulgaris
Beet Beet (b[=e]t), n. [AS. bete, from L. beta.] 1. (Bot.) A biennial plant of the genus {Beta}, which produces an edible root the first year and seed the second year. [1913 Webster]

2. The root of plants of the genus {Beta}, different species and varieties of which are used for the table, for feeding stock, or in making sugar. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are many varieties of the common beet ({Beta vulgaris}). The Old ``white beet'', cultivated for its edible leafstalks, is a distinct species ({Beta Cicla}). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Beta vulgaris — ID 9926 Symbol Key BEVU2 Common Name common beet Family Chenopodiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, CT, MA, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC, NH, NY, OR, PA, PR, SC, TX, UT, VA …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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