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Taxon: Betula populifolia Marshall

 
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Betula
Section: Betula
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 7134
Place of publication: Arbust. amer. 19. 1785
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (7 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • fire birch  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • gray birch  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • white birch  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • wire birch  (Source: Gen Betula) - English
  • bouleau gris  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.e.), Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (n.), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (n.), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Virginia (n.)]


References:

  1. Ashburner, K. & H. A. McAllister. 2013. The genus Betula, a taxonomic revision of birches Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 297-299.
  2. Brayshaw, T. C. 1966. The names of yellow birch and two of its varieties. Canad. Field-Naturalist 80:187.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  9. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  10. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  11. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.

Check other web resources for Betula populifolia Marshall :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=7134. Accessed 22 July 2019.