Betula lenta

Family:BETULACEAE
Species:Betula lenta Linnaeus
Common Name:Sweet Birch; Cherry Birch
Habitat:Immature woodlands and rocky slopes.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:BELE
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACU (NWI), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyBETULACEAE - Birch family
Genus Betula
Species Betula lenta Linnaeus - Sweet Birch; Cherry Birch

Citation

Citation Betula lenta Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 983. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, St. Clair, Talladega, Winston

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1881 - 1982

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU107805 Marshall 07 Aug 1994 Spaulding, Daniel D.
6754
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AUA000009564 DeKalb 24 Jul 1970 Morris, Kermit
87
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
JSU105262 Cleburne 01 Oct 1987 Alford, J. Erik
151
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU107802 Jackson 19 Mar 1999 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10555
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105267 Cleburne 07 May 1983 Bussey, Melanie G.
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AUA000009565 DeKalb 30 Apr 1966 Searcy, James W.
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
JSU105265 Cleburne 12 Mar 1981 Whetstone, R. David
10440
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105277 DeKalb 03 Aug 1976 Whetstone, R. David
8805
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU107803 Jackson 04 May 1994 Spaulding, Daniel D.
6050
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105274 DeKalb 16 May 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
1665
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU107801 Jackson 30 Apr 1999 Brodeur, Kristin R.
1772
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105266 Cleburne 07 May 1983 Bussey, Melanie G.
637
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
TROY000016964 Cleburne 18 Sep 1986 Moore, C.M.
72
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105254 Clay 06 May 1967 Reynolds, Elaine
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105275 DeKalb 11 May 1983 Nixon, Christopher F.
125
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105264 Cleburne 30 Apr 1968 Stuart, Martha
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU107804 Jackson 28 Aug 1970 Kral, Robert
40794
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
TROY000016965 DeKalb 05 May 1987 Dickson, Catherine C.
966
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UWAL0007799 St. Clair 04 Nov 2007 Keener, Brian R.
4016
UWAL
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AUA000009568 Jackson 28 Aug 1970 Kral, Robert
40794
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
TROY000017502 St. Clair 04 Nov 2007 Keener, Brian R.
4016
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105276 DeKalb 22 Jun 1968 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105273 DeKalb 24 Oct 1992 Ballard, J. Mark
793
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AUA000009567 DeKalb 4 Jul 1986 Diamond, Alvin R.
2610
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
UWAL0011855 Cleburne 29 Jun 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7375
UWAL
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105258 Clay 14 May 1971 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105272 DeKalb 24 Sep 1993 Hodge, Lesley M.
630
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UNA00012225 30 Jul 1896 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Betula lenta L.
JSU105255 Clay 05 Nov 1983 Bussey, Melanie G.
948
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105280 Jackson 30 Jun 1996 Spaulding, Daniel D.
8997
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105252 Cherokee 09 May 1970 Kral, Robert
39056
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UWAL0037288 DeKalb 14 May 2016 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14618
UWAL
Betula lenta L.
TROY000044525 Clay 21 Jun 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8513
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105268 Cullman 04 Jul 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
9702
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105278 Etowah 16 Sep 1995 Hodge-Spaulding, Lesley M.
4355
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UNA00012227 DeKalb 15 Sep 1898 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Betula lenta L.
JSU105261 Cleburne 07 May 1983 Bussey, Melanie G.
623
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UWAL0017060 Cleburne 21 Jun 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8513
UWAL
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105269 Cullman 06 Oct 1979 Preiss, Lucinda
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105260 Cleburne 08 Nov 1984 Nixon, Christopher F.
1007
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105250 Cherokee 11 Jun 1987 Dickson, Catherine C.
402
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105253 Clay 14 May 1971 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UNA00012224 Winston 23 Sep 1970 Kral, Robert
41240
UNA
Betula lenta L.
JSU105270 DeKalb 24 Sep 1993 Hodge, Lesley M.
630
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
TROY000041092 Cleburne 29 Jun 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7375
TROY
Betula lenta L.
UNA00021756 Marshall 10 Aug 1973 Kral, Robert
51115
UNA
Betula lenta L.
UNA00012226 30 Jul 1896 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Betula lenta L.
JSU105251 Cherokee 31 May 1968 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU146219 Cleburne 18 Aug 1992 Hutchinson, Francine
860
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AUA000009566 DeKalb 19 Aug 1981 Henderson, T.
419
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
ALNHS00001187 Winston 14 Aug 2012 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#688
ALNHS
Betula lenta L.
UNA00050080 DeKalb 3 Aug 1976 Whetstone, R. David
8805
UNA
Betula lenta L.
AUA000009563 Clay 30 Apr 1968 O'Neal, Judy
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
AUA000009569 Talladega 15 Sep 1983 Griffin, Tina
87
AUA
Betula Lenta L.
TROY000016966 Jackson 30 Apr 1999 Brodeur, Kristin R.
1772
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105263 Cleburne 14 Sep 1982 Bussey, Melanie G.
313
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105257 Clay 22 Oct 1994 Ballard, J. Mark
5235
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
TROY000032077 Jackson 27 Aug 2009 Barger, T. Wayne
313
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AMAL00010365 DeKalb 25 Sep 1993 Dobson, Terri L.
206
AMAL
Betula lenta Linnaeus
AMAL00009804 DeKalb 08 Aug 1993 MacDonald, John R.
6564
AMAL
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105271 DeKalb 03 Oct 1979 Snow, David G.
032
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105279 Etowah 06 May 1996 Hodge-Spaulding, Lesley M.
4447
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UNA00012228 Winston 04 May 1881 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Betula lenta L.
JSU105256 Clay 05 Nov 1983 Bussey, Melanie G.
948
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU107806 Morgan 29 Mar 1997 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU105259 Clay 06 May 1967 Prater, Pat
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
JSU143241 Clay 24 Jun 1969 Bigbee, Diane
s.n.
JSU
Betula lenta Linnaeus
TROY000016963 Clay 06 May 1967 Sanford, S.
s.n.
TROY
Betula lenta Linnaeus
UNA00048722 Lawrence 11 Sep 1982 Haynes, Robert R.
8685
UNA
Betula lenta L.
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