Sessiliflora), of birch (Betula tomentosa), of ash (Fraxinus excelsior), and of beech (Fagus sylvatica).
Reticulate and Betula nana.
The coniferous forests of the north contain, besides conifers, the birch (Betula alba, B.
The birch in the loftier alpine tracts and plateaus becomes a shrub (Betula nana, B.
On the high plateau the larch predominates over all other species of conifers or deciduous trees; the wide, open valleys are thickly planted with Betula nana and B.
The lower part of it (up to about 6000 ft.) consists chiefly of forests of evergreen pines (Pines nigricans), the upper (up to about 6800 ft.) of birchwoods (Betula alba).
Lacustre), ` hveiti ' (Ely y nus arenarius), and ` mdsur' (Betula alba, i.e.
Birch, both European and Kamchatkan (Betula alba and B.
With the melting of the great ice-sheet the climate became milder, and the southern part of Sweden was covered with shrubs and plants now found only in the northern and alpine parts of the country (Salix polaris, Dryas octopetala, Betula nana, &c.).
These fossil Arctic plants have now been found as far south as Bovey Tracey in Devonshire, where Pengelly and Heer discovered the bear-berry and dwarf birch; London, where also Betula nana occurs; and at Deuben in Saxony, which lies nearly as far south as lat.
Includes Betula (birch) and Alnus (alder).