Chard

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Chard
Swiss Chard.jpg
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B. vulgaris subsp. cicla

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Chard (also known as Swiss chard, Silverbeet, Perpetual spinach, or Mangold) is a vegetable. It is in the same family as Spinach, Amaranthaceae.

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  1. 1.0 1.1  This plant, treated as a subspecies of Beta vulgaris, was first published in Synopsis der Deutschen und Schweizer Flora 2: 720. 1846. Its basionym is B. vulgaris var. cicla L. "Name - Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla (L.) W.D.J.Koch". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved August 26, 2011. Basionym: Beta vulgaris var. cicla L.
  2. 2.0 2.1  The basionym of B. vulgaris subsp. cicla (B. vulgaris var. cicla L.) was originally described and published in Species Plantarum 1: 222. 1753. "Name - Beta vulgaris var. cicla L." Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved August 26, 2011. Annotation: as "Cicla"