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Growing Corn Salad, also Lamb's lettuce or Mache

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10 Mar 14 Graham Edwards (Australia - temperate climate)
Wikipedia calls cornsalad Valerianella locusta, but the plants I bought in Bunnings are labelled Cornsalad Beta vulgaris. The description says it's a chard. The plants sure look the same and describe the same in other details. So what are we talking about and who's right ? :-)
09 Jun 17 Sarah (Australia - temperate climate)
Beta vulgaris is silver beet, not corn salad.

Wikipedia calls cornsalad Valerianella locusta, but the plants I bought in Bunnings are labelled Cornsalad Beta vulgaris. The description says it's a chard. The plants sure look the same and describe the same in other details. So what are we talking about and who's right ? :-)

- Graham Edwards

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