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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Betula occidentalis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Betula occidentalis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Betula occidentalis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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:
USDA PLANTS Profile (BEOC2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 31, 2014).

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