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This species is accepted, and its native range is Newfoundland to Greenland, Europe to Russian Far East and N. Iran.

Native to:

Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Netherlands, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

British Columbia, Connecticut, Føroyar, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont

Betula pubescens Ehrh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Regel, A.von [s.n.] K000859866
Regel, A.von [s.n.] K000859867

First published in Beitr. Naturk. 6: 98 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Zare, H., Akbarinia, M., Hosseini, S.M., Ejtehadi, H. & Amini Eshkevari, T. (2010). A new record of Betula litwinowii (Betulaceae) and review of the geographical distribution of the genus Betula L. in Iran Iranian Journal of Botany 16: 237-241.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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