Swiss chard

Title Info
Common name Chard, Swiss
Scientific name Beta vulgaris var. cicla
Taxonomic group Chenopodiaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Vegetables
Swiss chard, <i>Beta vulgaris</i>
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Swiss chard. Of the same species as the beet, this form is cultivated for its edible leaves; it has no edible root.