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Silver beet

Scientific Name
Beta vulgaris
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Caryophyllales: Chenopodiaceae)
Reliability
Medium
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Pictured: Fruit(s)

Description:

Fruit appendages: Roughened, Scabrous

Fruit colour: Brown, Straw coloured

Fruit Length: 3 - 4mm, 5 - 7mmm

Fruit Shape: Aggregate - two halves, Wedge shaped

An erect biennial herb. Achenes 5-11 per cluster, 3-5 mm. Seeds 1.5-2 mm.
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
17/04/2012 03:52 AEST
Last Updated
18/01/2013 15:21 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Silver beet (Beta vulgaris ) Updated on 1/18/2013 3:21:26 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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