Taxon: Betula alleghaniensis Britton

 
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Asperae
Section: Lentae
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 7068
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 31:166. 1904
Link to protologue:
Comment: substitute name for B. lutea Michaux f., misapplied
Typification:
Name Verified on: 15-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Sep-2015
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: charcoal ()
  • Fuels: fuelwood ()
  • Materials: fiber (wood pulp and wood for furniture and wood alcohol fide Little 1978)
  • Materials: wood (wood pulp and wood for furniture and wood alcohol fide Little 1978)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.), Iowa, Minnesota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.), Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Betulaceae&GenusID=Betula&SpeciesID=alleghaniensis), Virginia]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ashburner, K. & H. A. McAllister The genus Betula, a taxonomic revision of birches. 2013 (Gen Betula) 201-206.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Brayshaw, T. C. 1966. The names of yellow birch and two of its varieties Canad. Field-Naturalist 80:160-161.
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  14. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?7068. Accessed 25 April 2018.