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Gray Birch Fact Sheet

Family:  Betulaceae - Birch family
Latin name:  Betula populifolia 'Whitespire'
Common name:  Gray birch
Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch group of three in winter habit, one appears to have multiple trunks, but may be three trees together. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch trunk, bark and 'seams' at junction of branch and trunk. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch twig, buds, female catkins that matured in previous season, and a male catkin for next season. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch twig, bud and remains of female catkin and male catkin that will matrue in the spring. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch branch, twig and mature female catkins. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch branches, twigs, mature female catkins and male catkins that will mature in the spring. Betula populifolia 'Whitespire - Gray birch twig, bud and remains of female catkin showing a few seeds.
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