Family:
Betulaceae Gray
Genus:
Betula L.

Betula occidentalis Hook.

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 Has image?
Aug 19, 1994 Drummond, T. [s.n.] K000859831 lectotype Yes
Nuttall, T. [s.n.] K000859836 Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.] K000859835 Yes
Scouler, J. [s.n.] K000859834 Unknown type material Yes
Drummond, T. [s.n.] K000859830 Yes
Tolmie, W.F. [s.n.] K000859833 Yes
Richardson, J. [s.n.] K000859832 Yes

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

Accepted by

  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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