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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic North America to W. & Central U.S.A.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Manitoba, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Ontario, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Yukon

Betula occidentalis Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 19, 1994 Drummond, T. [s.n.] K000859831 lectotype
Douglas, D. [s.n.] K000859835
Drummond, T. [s.n.] K000859830
Scouler, J. [s.n.] K000859834 Unknown type material
Richardson, J. [s.n.] K000859832
Nuttall, T. [s.n.] K000859836
Tolmie, W.F. [s.n.] K000859833

First published in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 155 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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