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Betula  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19478

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): birch [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyBetulaceae  – alder, birch  
                               GenusBetula L. – birch  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Betula alleghaniensis Britton – yellow birch 
                                  Species Betula X alpestris Fr. – birch 
                                  Species Betula X caerulea Blanch. (pro sp.) – blue birch 
                                  Species Betula cordifolia Regel – mountain paper birch 
                                  Species Betula X dugleana Lepage – Dugle's birch 
                                  Species Betula X dutillyi Lepage – Dutilly's birch 
                                  Species Betula X eastwoodiae Sarg. (pro sp.) – Eastwood's birch 
                                  Species Betula glandulosa Michx. – resin birch 
                                  Species Betula X hornei B.T. Butler (pro sp.) – Horne's birch 
                                  Species Betula X jackii C.K. Schneid. – Jack's birch 
                                  Species Betula kenaica W.H. Evans – Kenai birch 
                                  Species Betula lenta L. – sweet birch 
                                  Species Betula maximowicziana Regel – monarch birch 
                                  Species Betula michauxii Sarg. – Newfoundland dwarf birch, Michaux's birch 
                                  Species Betula minor (Tuck.) Fernald – dwarf white birch 
                                  Species Betula murrayana B.V. Barnes & Dancik – Murray's birch 
                                  Species Betula nana L. – shrub birch, bog birch, dwarf birch 
                                  Species Betula neoalaskana Sarg. – resin birch 
                                  Species Betula X neoborealis Lepage – northern birch 
                                  Species Betula nigra L. – river birch 
                                  Species Betula occidentalis Hook. – water birch 
                                  Species Betula papyrifera Marshall – paper birch 
                                  Species Betula pendula Roth – European white birch 
                                  Species Betula platyphylla Sukaczev – Asian white birch 
                                  Species Betula populifolia Marshall – gray birch 
                                  Species Betula pubescens Ehrh. – downy birch 
                                  Species Betula pumila L. – swamp birch, bog birch 
                                  Species Betula X purpusii C.K. Schneid. – Purpus' birch 
                                  Species Betula X raymundii Lepage – Raymund's birch 
                                  Species Betula X sandbergii Britton – Sandberg's birch 
                                  Species Betula X sargentii Dugle – Sargent's birch 
                                  Species Betula uber (Ashe) Fernald – Virginia round-leaf birch, Virginia roundleaf birch, Virginia birch 
                                  Species Betula X uliginosa Dugle – birch 
                                  Species Betula X utahensis Britton (pro sp.) – northwestern paper birch 
                                  Species Betula X winteri Dugle – Winter's birch 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fagales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Betula   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Betula   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Betula   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Betula   
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