Betula alleghaniensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBetulaceae
Family (Traditional)Betulaceae
GenusBetula
SpeciesBetula alleghaniensis Britton
Common Nameyellow birch
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Broadly Elliptic;Elliptic;Obovate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Double-Serrate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 7.2
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Carter (KY), Edmonson (KY), Harlan (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Warren (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Grundy (TN), Johnson (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2002

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100320280 Harlan Kentucky 20 May 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5364
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320249 Bell Kentucky 21 Aug 1994 Timothy J. Weckman
873
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320363 Wolfe Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 K. Johnson
16
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320256 Carter Kentucky 01 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10627
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320355 Todd Kentucky 07 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5938
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100738994 McCreary Kentucky 24 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E10.4
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320330 Menifee Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 R. C. Clark
21172
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006422 Edmonson Kentucky 21 Sep 1975 Thieret, John
48850
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006436 Sevier Tennessee 1983-11 Thieret, John
s.n.
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006424 McCreary Kentucky 16 May 1994 Thieret, John
57390a
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006430 Sevier Tennessee 07 Oct 1978 Thieret, John
50789
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006427 Harlan Kentucky 17 May 1994 Thieret, John
57474
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
MDKY00008115 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320298 Harlan Kentucky 06 Aug 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8597
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320512 Bell Kentucky 21 Aug 1994 Timothy J. Weckman
873
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320322 Harlan Kentucky 23 Aug 1996 Ronald L. Jones
7895
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31234100320264 Harlan Kentucky 11 Oct 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5526
EKY
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006426 Harlan Kentucky 15 Apr 1978 Thieret, John
50328
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006432 Sevier Tennessee 16 Mar 1983 Thieret, John
53949
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006423 Rowan Kentucky 03 Aug 1988 Risk, Allen
1808
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
31973000006425 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jun 1998 Risk, Allen
10,826
KNK
Betula alleghaniensis
MDKY00008114 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Betula alleghaniensis
MDKY00008118 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079114 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079113 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0192623 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079122 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079123 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079124 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079112 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079111 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
UCHT009336 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Betula alleghaniensis
UCHT009339 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Betula alleghaniensis
UCHT009338 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0070563 Warren Kentucky 22 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0057298 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0118550 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0115809 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0022216 Todd Kentucky 07 May 1969 Edward Chester
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0052293 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0117692 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0061462 Harlan Kentucky 27 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
MDKY00008117 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079125 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079266 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079267 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079109 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079265 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
TENN-V-0079110 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Betula alleghaniensis
UCHT009337 Unicoi Tennessee
UCHT
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0044764 Johnson Tennessee
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0022224 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0056072 Unicoi Tennessee
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0048301 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
HTTU034788 Grundy Tennessee
HTTU
Betula alleghaniensis
MTSU011061 Sevier Tennessee 24 Sep 1995 Jay Hutson
40
MTSU
Betula alleghaniensis
UCHT030309 Tennessee
UCHT
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0022217 Todd Kentucky 07 May 1969 Edward Chester
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
APSC0070232 Sequatchie Tennessee
APSC
Betula alleghaniensis
HTTU034693 Grundy Tennessee
HTTU
Betula alleghaniensis
MTSU011059 Johnson Tennessee 05 Oct 1996 Michael V. Moody
MTSU
Betula alleghaniensis
UCHT030310 Tennessee
UCHT
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103268 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103266 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103385 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
UOS01578 Van Buren Tennessee 02 Jul 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103275 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103276 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103270 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103272 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103265 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103271 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103274 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103269 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103384 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103267 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
BRIT103273 Tennessee
VDB
Betula alleghaniensis
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Betula alleghaniensis - Ashley B. Morris
Betula alleghaniensis - Ashley B. Morris
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Betula alleghaniensis - Alaina Krakowiak
Betula alleghaniensis - Alaina Krakowiak
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Betula alleghaniensis - Dwayne Estes
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Betula alleghaniensis - Joey Shaw
Betula alleghaniensis - Joey Shaw
Betula alleghaniensis - Joey Shaw
Betula alleghaniensis - Joey Shaw
Betula alleghaniensis - Joey Shaw
Betula alleghaniensis - Joey Shaw
Betula alleghaniensis - Theo Witsell
Betula alleghaniensis - Theo Witsell
Betula alleghaniensis - Theo Witsell
Betula alleghaniensis - Theo Witsell