Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Staminate calyx minute, pistillate calyx absent
2 stamens in staminate flowers
Inferior ovary
Flowers in catkins (staminate catkins elongate)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Samara

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Betula spp.   FAMILY Betulaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Betula spp.   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 054-03-000:
Betula spp.   FAMILY Betulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Birch


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