Beta vulgaris L.
Common Name: BEET
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad B-Forb

Beta vulgaris R. W. Smith

An Old World native that is rarely found as a waif in disturbed ground or persisting a few years after cultivation. First collected in 1910 in Tuscola Co. Both sugar beets, a major crop in Michigan, and red beets are forms of this species.

Locations

Baraga County
Tuscola County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=64.