Taxon  Report   1084 
Betula occidentalis  Hook.
water birch
Betula occidentalis, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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© 2010 Lee Dittmann

© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: BETULACEAE  
Genus: Betula
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Betula papyrifera
PLANTS: Betula beeniana
PLANTS: Betula fontinalis
PLANTS: Betula occidentalis var. inopina
PLANTS: Betula papyrifera ssp. occidentalis
PLANTS: Betula papyrifera var. occidentalis
 Information about  Betula occidentalis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (BEOC2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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