Betula michauxii

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Betula michauxii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Betula
Species: B. michauxii
Binomial name
Betula michauxii
Spach.

Betula michauxii, Newfoundland dwarf birch, is a species of birch which is native to Newfoundland from which it got introduced to Nova Scotia and Quebec.[1] The species is 0.5 metres (1 ft 8 in) tall and have a wintergreen smell. The leaves are obovate and have glabrous surface. Infructescence is cylindric, erect, short, and 0.5–0.8 centimetres (0.20–0.31 in) long. The fruits ripe by fall and are as glabrous as the leaves.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newfoundland dwarf birch". USDA. Plants Profile. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Betula michauxii 3. Flora of North America. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Spach (1841). Betula michauxii 15. p. 195.