Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch,
Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch
Synonyms: Betula crenata, Betula glandulosa var. glandulosa, Betula terrae-novae
The photo above shows the leaves of bog birch
as seen at Swampy Meadows at the intersection of Forest Roads #23 and #8810
on the southwestern slopes of Mt. Adams...........August 6, 2005. The
lighter green lower surface of the leaf blade is shown at left while the darker,
glossy upper surface is shown at right. Note the toothed margins and the the warty, glandular stems..
as seen along an irrigation canal adjacent to the Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge headquarters.........August 6, 2005.
The two photos above show branches of dwarf birch as seen at Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams. Photographed on August 11, 2008.
Close-up of the leaves of dwarf birch as seen at Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams. Photographed on August 30, 2012.
The photo above shows the attractive fall coloration of dwarf birch leaves as seen in Grand Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams.........September 28, 2008.