Betula papyrifera

Family:Betulaceae
Species:Betula papyrifera Marshall
Common Name:paper birch
Habitat:A tree of thin poor soils, talus and rocky slopes, and edges of forests and woodlands. In mesic forests it is an early successional species starting in forest clearings, after fire, or logging. Most common at higher elevations and in the northern parts of NY. It can co-occur with B. cordifolia but usually drops out at the highest elevations.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S5 (State Rank), CoC: 5
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order Fagales
FamilyBetulaceae
Genus Betula
Species Betula papyrifera Marshall - paper birch

Citation

Citation Betula papyrifera Marshall
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany1925 CONN
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Albany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Chemung  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Clinton  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Columbia  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Delaware  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Dutchess  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Dutchess1946 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Essex  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Greene  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Greene1931 BKL
BKL00088949
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Greene1932 BKL
BKL00045799
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Greene1931 BKL
BKL00045798
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Greene1932 BKL
BKL00045793
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Hamilton1975 BKL
BKL00045784
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Hamilton1962 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Hamilton  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Herkimer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Jefferson  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Kings1987 CONN
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Kings1896 BKL
BKL00009209
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Lewis1993 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Lewis  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Livingston  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Monroe  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Montgomery2006 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
Town of Root 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Montgomery2006 FMCC
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
Town of Root 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Nassau1972 OBPF
Log_num: JC39
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Nassau1923 BKL
BKL00009211
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1995 OBPF
Log_num: 8513
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Nassau1923 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Niagara  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Ontario  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1940 BH
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1936 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1936 HUH
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1868 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1937 HUH
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00045794
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2000 BKL
BKL00012623
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2002 BKL
BKL00022963
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2002 BKL
BKL00021149
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1940 BKL
BKL00009212
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Otsego2005 SUCO
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
Town of Oneonta  
Putnam2007 BKL
BKL00086619
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Rensselaer1998 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Rensselaer1999 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Rockland1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Saratoga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Schenectady  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Schoharie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Schoharie1883 BKL
BKL00045785
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1991 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
St. Lawrence1916 BKL
BKL00045787
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1874 BKL
BKL00009208
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1973 OBPF
Log_num: 10108
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Suffolk1960 OBPF
Log_num: 11084
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Suffolk  BH
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Suffolk1922 NY
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Suffolk  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Suffolk1942 OBPF
Log_num: 11203
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Suffolk1922 BKL
BKL00009210
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tompkins  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Ulster1923 CONN
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Ulster2010 BKL
BKL00096221
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1931 BKL
BKL00045792
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Ulster1931 BKL
BKL00045797
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1931 BKL
BKL00045786
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2011 BKL
BKL00100423
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL
BKL00092795
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1891 BKL
BKL00045790
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1936 BKL
BKL00045795
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1949 CHRB
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Warren  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Washington  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Washington1914 BKL
BKL00045796
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1997 BKL
BKL00014121
Herbarium Name Used: Betula papyrifera
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1975 BH
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   
Wyoming  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Betula papyrifera
   

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Betula papyrifera var. pensilis Betula papyrifera Marshall var. pensilis Fernald