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Betula alleghaniensis var. macrolepis

Betula alleghaniensis Britton var. macrolepis (Fernald) Brayshaw

Yellow Birch

Betulaceae (Birch Family)

Synonym(s): Betula lutea var. macrolepis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Autumn Foliage: yes

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown


USA: CT , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , NH , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade


Fragrant Flowers: yes
Fragrant Foliage: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Betula alleghaniensis var. macrolepis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Betula alleghaniensis var. macrolepis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Betula alleghaniensis var. macrolepis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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