WIS : VP
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0324953WIS
Taxon: Betula papyrifera Marshall
Family: Betulaceae
Determiner: Nee, M. (2015-01-01)
Collector: Nee, M.   62081   
Date: 2015-04-12
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Grant, Along Old Hwy. C, 3.6 km WSW of jct. of Hwy. 133 and Hwy. T in Blue River.
43.1772222  -90.6116667
Verbatim Coordinates: 43° 10' 38" N, 90° 36' 42" W; T08N R02W sec10
Habitat: Base of Wisconsin River valley bluff, well above the floodplain, edge of N-facing forest and steep road cut with younger trees than in the original forest of Quercus rubra, Q. alba, Ostrya virginiana, Carya ovata, C. cordiformis.
Notes: Tree 40 cm in diameter; bark snow white, with black marks near branches, papery-peeling. Crushed twigs with no scent. Voucher for wood specimen, MADw, the wood specimen from upper, +/- erect branch. Catkins not yet open.
Specimen Images
Record Id: d686548d-99e3-45e8-8eb2-d3604a5dd248
Occurrence ID (GUID): b52d9653-367c-4f60-adda-020e53a1e84e
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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