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Betula nigra

Family: betulaceae
Common name(s): river birch
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 4 - 9

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Betula nigra

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (4 varieties in database) (19 photos)
  • BBC Gardening - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (1 photo). Also a page for 'Heritage'.
  • Carolina Nature - Illustrated woody plant profile, with notes on range and identification. (9 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 4-9) (11 photos)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 4-9) (3 photos)
  • Illinois Wildflowers - Informative illustrated page with description and cultivation details, also covering range and faunal associations. (3 photos)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation. (17 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 4-9) (4 photos). Also pages for 'BNMTF' DURA-HEAT, 'Cully' HERITAGE, and 'Little King' FOX VALLEY.
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (6 photos)
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (zone 4-9) (2 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. (zone 4-9) (7 photos)
  • Virginia Tech Dendrology - Factsheet with botanical characteristics and photos of various features. (6 photos)

Last updated:07 Jul 2017