Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima (L.) Arcangeli

Sea beet

source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2014
source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2014


GrinTax Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima (L.) Arcang.
The Plant list Beta vulgaris L.
English name Sea beet

Crop relationship
Sugar beet primary genepool

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence rare
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe Mediterranean region,W-European coastal area and entrance Baltic Sea
Asia Mediterranean region
Africa Mediterranean region
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, August 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.r0wnha
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.r0wnha

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information