Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15403 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BetulaceaeBetulaceaeBetulaceae  
Species Betula lenta L.
Common name   sweet birch
Collector(s)
Gwendolyn L. Davis   127  
Coll. Date 28 September 2009 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex
Locality Sudbury vicinity, Wayside Inn District along US Highway 20 (Boston Post Road), along Wayside Inn Road.
     Elev.: 308 ft. (94 m.)
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 42° 21'  24" N, 71° 28'  52" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Betula lenta L.

Common Name(s): sweet birch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19487, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Betulaceae
                                    Genus: Betula
                                        Species: Betula lenta
                                                                                            

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15398 Acer saccharum      "sugar maple" same section
15404 Carya ovalis      "red hickory" same section
15385 Carya ovata      "shagbark hickory" same section
15394 Castanea dentata      "American chestnut" same section
15400 Cornus stricta     same section
15396 Corylus cornuta      "beaked hazelnut" same section
15406 Dennstaedtia punctilobula      "eastern hayscented fern" same section
15401 Dryopteris marginalis      "marginal woodfern" same section
15383 Fraxinus profunda      "pumpkin ash" same section
15397 Hamamelis virginiana      "American witchhazel" same section
15402 Magnolia virginiana      "sweetbay" same section
15390 Ostrya virginiana      "hophornbeam" same section
15386 Pinus strobus      "eastern white pine" same section
15391 Quercus alba      "white oak" same section
15392 Quercus alba      "white oak" same section
15395 Quercus alba      "white oak" same section
15399 Quercus coccinea      "scarlet oak" same section
15389 Ranunculidae      same section
15384 Ranunculidae      same section
15393 Ranunculidae      same section
15388 Rubus pensilvanicus      "Pennsylvania blackberry" same section
15405 Viburnum acerifolium      "mapleleaf viburnum" same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grist Millpond (Reservoir) Middlesex County, MA 1411 ft. E 220  Framingham 
Redstone School (School) Middlesex County, MA 1544 ft. E 249  Framingham 
Hager Pond (Reservoir) Middlesex County, MA 1901 ft. W 308  Framingham 
Marlborough Sewage Disposal (Locale) Middlesex County, MA 2583 ft. W 240  Framingham 
Wayside Inn (Building) Middlesex County, MA 0.6 mi. E 203  Framingham 
Mount Ward (Summit) Middlesex County, MA 0.8 mi. W 436  Framingham 
Carding Millpond (Reservoir) Middlesex County, MA 0.9 mi. NE 194  Framingham 
Saint Anne Convent (Church) Middlesex County, MA 1.1 mi. W 299  Marlborough 
Route 20 Shopping Center (Locale) Middlesex County, MA 1.2 mi. SW 299  Marlborough 
Weeks Cemetery (Cemetery) Middlesex County, MA 1.4 mi. NW 312  Framingham 
Gibbs Mountain (Summit) Middlesex County, MA 1.7 mi. S 525  Framingham 
Indian Head Hill (Summit) Middlesex County, MA 1.4 mi. SW 420  Marlborough 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Middlesex County, MA 1.3 mi. W 364  Marlborough 
Evergreen Cemetery (Cemetery) Middlesex County, MA 1.3 mi. W 305  Marlborough 
Doeskin Hill (Summit) Middlesex County, MA 1.5 mi. SE 495  Framingham 
Wilson Street Cemetery (Cemetery) Middlesex County, MA 1.4 mi. W 308  Marlborough 
Madonna Hall for Girls (School) Middlesex County, MA 1.4 mi. W 364  Marlborough 
WHSH-TV (Marlborough) (Tower) Middlesex County, MA 2 mi. N 200  Maynard 
Marlboro Airport (Airport) Middlesex County, MA 1.7 mi. SW 289  Marlborough 
Juniper Hill (Summit) Middlesex County, MA 1.9 mi. SE 446  Framingham 

Links

Taxon Links for species Betula lenta  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Betula+lenta

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