Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Betulaceae
Betulaceae   (Birch Family)

Notes: All acepted taxa by the sources are noted as [FNA3][H&C] etc., KZ synonyms are not noted, added synonyms to KZ list are indicated by [VPBC1+][JPM+] etc.

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Family treatment authored by Thayne Tuason; last updated 10/21/2003 by Thayne Tuason
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Alnus incana (L.) Moench ssp. tenuifolia (Nutt.) Breitung   [FNA3] 9 mountain alder
Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.   [FNA3, H&C] 1 white alder, California alder
Alnus rubra Bong.   [FNA3, H&C] 3 red alder, Oregon alder
Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. ssp. fruticosa (Rupr.) Nyman   [FNA3] 2 Siberian alder
Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. ssp. sinuata (Regel) A.& D. Love   [FNA3] 8 Sitka alder, mountain alder
Betula glandulosa Michx.   [FNA3, H&C] 3 swamp birch, resin birch, dwarf birch
Betula occidentalis Hook.   [FNA3] 9 water birch, river birch, red birch
Betula papyrifera Marsh.   [FNA3] 5 paper birch, canoe birch, white birch
Betula pendula Roth   [FNA3] 1 European weeping birch
Betula pumila L.   [FNA3] 11 bog birch, dwarf birch
Betula ×utahensis Britt. (pro sp.)   [FNA3] 6
Corylus avellana L.   [FNA3] 0 common filbert, European hazelnut
Corylus cornuta Marsh. var. californica (A. DC.) Sharp   [FNA3, H&C] 5 California hazel
Corylus cornuta Marsh. var. cornuta    [FNA3, IFBC] 3 beaked hazel

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