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Understanding Silver Beet, Swiss Chard and Spinach

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baby spinach1 While many people identify Swiss chard as a kind of spinach, it is in fact known and officially catalogued as spinach beet and silver beet, and is not the same family as spinach at all. Silver beet (or chard) is related to the beetroot family. To confuse the picture further, New Zealand spinach is not ...