Taxon profile


Silver Birch
Betula pendula Roth

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fagales »  family Betulaceae »  genus Betula - birch

Scientific synonyms

Betula alba L. p. p.
Betula demetrii I.V. Vassil.
Betula verrucosa Errh.

Other names

= European Weeping Birch
= European White Birch

Least Concern


outer bark


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Xylotrechus capricornus Gebler, 1830, Rhagium mordax (DeGeer, 1775), Macroleptura thoracica (Creutzer, 1799), Leptura quadrifasciata Linnaeus, 1758 - Four-banded Longhorn, Temnocerus longiceps (Thomson, 1888), ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Betula pendula Roth]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Betula pendula Roth]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Betula pendula Roth]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Betula pendula Roth]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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