[The Birch of Mt. Adams Country]

Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch

Betula glandulosa

Synonyms: Betula crenata, Betula glandulosa var. glandulosa, Betula terrae-novae

Leaves of Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch: Betula glandulosa (Synonyms: B. 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.

Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch: Betula glandulosa (Synonyms: B. 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. Note the warty, glandular stems.

Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch: Betula glandulosa (Synonyms: B. glandulosa var. glandulosa, Betula terrae-novae) - Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch: Betula glandulosa (Synonyms: B. glandulosa var. glandulosa, Betula terrae-novae)

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.

Leaves of Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch: Betula glandulosa (Synonyms: B. glandulosa var. glandulosa, Betula terrae-novae)

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.

Fall foliage of Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch, Resin Birch, Scrub Birch, Swamp Birch: Betula glandulosa (Synonyms: B. glandulosa var. glandulosa, Betula terrae-novae)

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.

Paul Slichter