Betula szechuanica, the Sichuan birch or Szechuan birch, is a birch species native to Sichuan, China, conical in shape, growing to 20 meters in height, with white bark, yellow-green male catkins or green female catkins, and dark, blue-green leaves.

Betula szechuanica
Betula szechuanica - Villa Carlotta (Tremezzo) - DSC02324.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Betula subg. Betula
B. szechuanica
Binomial name
Betula szechuanica
(C. K. Schneid.) C.-A. Jansson

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  • Betula platyphylla var. szechuanica
  • Betula mandshurica var. szechuanica
  • Betula japonica var. szechuanica


  • GBIF entry
  • Alison Hoblyn and Marie O'Hara, Green Flowers: Unexpected Beauty for the Garden, Container Or Vase, page 40, Timber Press, 2009. ISBN¬†9780881929195.