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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 Betula lutea Michaux f., misapplied
Name Verified on: 15-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 16 (14 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • 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, Virginia]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Ashburner, K. & H. A. McAllister. 2013. The genus Betula, a taxonomic revision of birches Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 201-206.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  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. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Betula lutea
  14. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  15. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Betulaceae&GenusID=Betula&SpeciesID=alleghaniensis target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Betula alleghaniensis Britton :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7068. Accessed 22 November 2019.