Betula pendula 'Laciniata'
Common name: 
Cutleaf European White Birch
Pronunciation: 
BET-u-la PEN-dew-la
Family: 
Betulaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, deeply cut leaf.  Tends to defoliate in fall before species (see Betula pendula).
  • Jacobson (1996) writes that B. pendula 'Laciniata' is rare in cultivation, and that most trees called 'Laciniata' are actually B. pendula 'Crispa' (sometimes given as B. pendula var. crispa).   However, Cutleaf Birch is often sold as B. pendula 'Dalecarlica', which Jacobson says is extremely rare, and wrongly applied to 'Crispa'.
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: west side of parking lot north of Burt Hall.
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