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Taxon: Betula occidentalis Hook.

 
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Betula
Section: Betula
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 7119
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 2:155. 1838
Link to protologue:
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 (10 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • river birch  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • water birch  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska (e.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska (n.w.), North Dakota, South Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (n.), California, Nevada, Utah]


References:

  1. Ashburner, K. & H. A. McAllister The genus Betula, a taxonomic revision of birches. 2013 (Gen Betula) 299-302.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  4. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  7. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  8. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  9. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  10. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  11. Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. (F AlaskaAnd)

Check other web resources for Betula occidentalis Hook. :

  • 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
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7119. Accessed 13 November 2018.