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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic & Subalpine.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Czechoslovakia, Finland, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, North European Russi, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, West Siberia

Betula × intermedia (Hartm.) E.Thomas ex Gaudin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.] K000859876
Thomas [s.n.], Switzerland K000859877
Thomas [s.n.], Switzerland K000859879
Hornemann, J.W. [s.n.] K000859883
Laestadius, L.L. [s.n.], Sweden K000859875
Berlin, J.A. [s.n.], Greenland K000859884
Thomas, A.L.E. [s.n.], Switzerland K000859881
Babington, C.C. [s.n.], Iceland K000859882
Thomas [s.n.] K000859880
Thomas [s.n.], Switzerland K000859878

First published in Fl. Helv. 6: 176 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Stace, C.A., Preston, C.D. & Pearman, D.A. (2015). Hybrid flora of the British isles: 1-501. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Betula × alpestris nothovar. alpestris.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Betula × alpestris nothovar. alpestris.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Stace, C.A. (1975). Hybridization and the Flora of the British Isles: 1-626. Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0