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

Bloom Period
Family: BETULACEAE  
Genus: Betula
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Betula papyrifera
PLANTS: Betula beeniana
PLANTS: Betula fontinalis
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More information about  Betula occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BEOC2)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).