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Betula  pumila L.   
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FamilyBETULACEAE
Genus species var.Betula  pumila L. 
SynonymsBetula borealis Spach
 Betula glandulifera (Regel) E.J.Butler
 Betula grayi Regel
Territory
thickets
Description young branchlets tomentose or pubescent, leaves orbiculate, ovate or obovate, acute, serrate, on both faces pubescent, abaxially light grey
Size1-3m
Color
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeerect shrub
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
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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