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|Family: Betulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Betula||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Betula glandulosa Michx.
Habit: Shrub. Stem: trunks < 2 m; bark brown to gray, not peeling; twigs waxy-gray, with resin glands. Leaf: petiole < 6 mm, hairy; blade 1--2 cm, elliptic to wide-ovate, glands on both surfaces, base tapered. Pistillate Inflorescence: 1--3 cm; bracts resin-dotted. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Streams, meadow edges; Elevation: 1300--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, eastern North America. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Furlow reports Betula pumila L. from California, but this author (Sawyer) assigns California specimens, including those identified as Betula pumila var. glandulifera Regel, to Betula glandulosa, reserving Betula pumila, with Betula pumila var. glandulifera as a synonym, for plants outside California.
eFlora Treatment Author: John O. Sawyer, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Betula
Next taxon: Betula occidentalis
Citation for this treatment: John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2016. Betula glandulosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15650, accessed on April 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 28, 2016.