Betula pubescens

Betula pubescens

Betula pubescens Ehrh.
Engl.: downy birch, birch, canoe birch, common birch, European birch, white birch.
Deu.: Moorbirke, Birke, Moor-Birke.
Suom.: hieskoivu.
Sven.: glasbjörk, fjällbjörk, kärrbjörk, lundbjörk, vanlig glasbjörk, ängsbjörk.
Pharm.: birch tar, dagget, oleum rusci.
Bot. syn.: Betula alba L., Betula callosa Notö, Betula carpatica Willd., Betula concinna Gunnarsson, Betula coriacea Gunnarsson, Betula czerepanovii N. I. Orlova, Betula glutinosa auct., Betula odorata Bechst., Betula rubra hort. ex Regel, Betula tortuosa auct.

080. Betula alba.

080. Betula alba. Gamla texter: Svensk Botanik, band 2, 1803. Text Conrad Quensel, illustration J. W. Palmstruch.

Photo: Betula pubescens 6.

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Trees, in Lapland. Very stunted and twisted. Kaunispää, Saariselkä, Finland. Wild. 2007-08-10.

Photo: Betula pubescens 5.

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Tree, covered in ice crystals. Vantaa, Finland. Wild. 2004-03-05.

Photo: Betula pubescens 4.

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Gorgeous branches, covered in ice crystals. Vantaa, Finland. Wild. 2004-03-05.

Photo: Betula pubescens 3.

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Trees covered in ice crystals. Vantaa, Finland. Wild. 2004-03-05.

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Tree covered in ice crystals. Vantaa, Finland. Wild. 2004-03-05.

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A small grove on a lakeside. Imatra, Finland. Wild. 1997-08-01.

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Leaf comparison, Betula nana and Betula pubescens. Imatra, Finland. Wild. 1997-08-01.