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Betula alleghaniensis
Synonyms: B. lutea

Common Name(s): Yellow birch
Family: Betulaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 60 to 150 (days)
Abs.Max=100° (F)    
Precipitation: 31 to 71 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 4.6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Loam and sandy loam
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Bright-lt shade
Mostly northern species. Very cold and acid hardy. Northern US and southern Canada, west to Minnesota.
Cercospora, Rust
Material - fiber, Material - wood, Fuel - fuelwood, Fuel - charcoal


Geographical Origin:
Eastern Canada, Northeastern USA, Southeastern USA
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