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Betula pumila var. glandulifera

Betula pumila L. var. glandulifera Regel

Bog Birch

Betulaceae (Birch Family)

Synonym(s): Betula glandulifera, Betula glandulosa var. glandulifera, Betula glandulosa var. hallii, Betula nana var. glandulifera


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Fruit Type: Samara
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Bloom Notes: The flowers are either male (borne on catkins) or female.


USA: CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NY , OR , SD , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-07-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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