Betula glandulosa

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Resin birch (Betula glandulosa): FNA map implies range of this species overlaps with Southeast Alaska along the east side of Lynn Canal. Three georeferenced collections of this species from Southeast Alaska in ARCTOS are two from near Haines and one on Chichagof Island.

From FNA: "Plants intermediate between Betula glandulosa and B . nana subsp. exilis make up a continuum of forms linking the typical forms of Betula nana and B . glandulosa in parts of Alaska where the ranges of these species overlap. "

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Other References

  • Muller: NE; wet open areas
  • Hall 2010: Northern Lynn Canal and Yakutat. Common in bogs, wet open areas and rocky alpine slopes. (includes B. nana)

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