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Betula ×caerulea var. grandis

Betula ×caerulea Blanch. var. grandis Blanch. (pro nm.)

Big Blue Birch

Betulaceae (Birch family)

Synonym(s): Betula ×caerulea-grandis


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Samara
Size Notes: Up to about 65 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: CT , MA , ME , NH , NY , RI , VT
Canada: NB , NS , PE , QC
Native Habitat: Rocky or sandy open woods, moist rocky slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-09-25
Research By: CBR

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