Betula spp.
Family:  Betulaceae
taught in Hort 231
Stem and buds
Leaves (top/bottom)
Betula nigra
River birch
Betula nigra twig (V.I. Lohr)
Betula nigra leaves (V.I. Lohr)
Betula occidentalis
Water birch
Betula occidentalis twig (V.I. Lohr)
Betula occidentalis leaves (V.I. Lohr)
Betula papyrifera
Paper birch
Betula Papyrifera twig (V.I. Lohr)
Betula papyrifera leaves (V.I. Lohr)
Betula pendula
European white birch
Betula pendula twig (V.I. Lohr)
Betula pendula leaves (V.I. Lohr)

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