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Betula occidentalis
Betula occidentalis
water birch
Photographer: Steve Matson

ID: 0000 0000 0808 1795 (2008-08-26)

Copyright © 2008 Steve Matson

  • date of photo  Jun 22, 2008
  • location   Sierra Nevada, east side; Long Valley, McGee Creek Canyon; along trail west of trailhead (Mono County, California, US)
  • family Betulaceae
  • camera   Canon 5D
  • contributor's ID #  BETULACEAEAlnusincana ssp. tenuifolia1-8701.jpg
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   water birch
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by James Morefield    Apr 13, 2011

    Action: changed name from "Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia" to "Betula occidentalis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Water birch - bark reddish-brown, leaves dark shiny green above, female catkins not cone-like, bracts lobed."

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