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.


Baraga County
Tuscola County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. November 29, 2022.