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Betula  nana L.   
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FamilyBETULACEAE
Genus species var.Betula  nana L. 
SynonymsAlnus nana (L.) Clairv.
 Chamaebetula nana (L.) Opiz
Territory
grassland and thickets
Description branchlets erect, minutely pubescent in first two years, leaves rounded, never acute, 6-12mm long, crenate, adaxially bright dark green, abaxially reticulate
Size50-150cm
Color
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 13-16°C
grafting in early spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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