baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Betula pubescens (downy birch, Betulaceae)

 

 

B. pubescens in Picea abies (Norway spruce) forest. Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Finland, at 165 m.
Boggy forest with B. pubescens (white trunks), Alnus glutinosa (black alder, dark trunks), Picea abies (Norway spruce, foliage on the right) and Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, red trunks, background). Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Finland, at 165 m.
Picea abies (Norway spruce) forest. White B. pubescens, and shrub-like Sorbus aucuparia (European rowan, centre) and Frangula alnus (alder buckthorn, right). Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Finland, at 164 m.
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) forest. Right also B. pubescens. Left also Picea abies (Norway spruce). Kotajärvi in Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Finland, at 165 m.
All the tree species of Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Finland.
B. pubescens subsp. czerepanovii (arctic downy birch) forest. Picea obovata (Siberian spruce), right background. Urho Kekkonen National Park, Finland.
B. pubescens subsp. czerepanovii (arctic downy birch) - Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) woodland. At the small lake (Pikku Luirojärvi, elev. 321 m.) Picea obovata (Siberian spruce) stand. Urho Kekkonen National Park, Finland.
Bog with B. pubescens. Right foreground: small Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) and Salix pentandra (bay willow). Tyresta National Park, Sweden.
Spruce mire with Picea abies (Norway spruce). Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, with coarse bark) and B. pubescens. Tyresta National Park, Sweden.
Moist forest with old Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, centre foreground and background), Populus tremula (common aspen, large tree, right centre), B. pubescens (smaller trees) and shrub-like Alnus incana (grey alder). Salamajärvi National Park, Finland.
Spruce mire with dominant Picea abies (Norway spruce). Also Populus tremula (common aspen, with strongly furrowed bark, background) and B. pubescens (with papery bark). Salamajärvi National Park, Finland.
Mire with stunted Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) and B. pubescens. P. sylvestris forest in the background. Salamajärvi National Park, Finland.
Picea abies (Norway spruce) dominated forest with one pole-sized B. pubescens (behind the dead tree), Betula pendula (silver birch, white trunks), Populus tremula (common aspen, next left from the dead tree and upper right centre) and shrub-like Alnus incana (grey alder, centre). 32.6-metre P. abies, left centre. Salamajärvi National Park, Finland.
Wetland. Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) and B. pubescens (white trunks). Tresticklan National Park, Sweden.
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) and B. pubescens var. pumila (arctic downy birch). Vätsäri Wilderness Area, Finland.
Koutukinsaari (island) with Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine). In the left background Käräjäsaari mainly covered by B. pubescens var. pumila (arctic downy birch). Vätsäri Wilderness Area, Finland.
Picea abies (Norway spruce) dominated forest. Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, reddish trunks). B. pubescens (right foreground). Sorbus aucuparia (European rowan) saplings. Kurjenrahka National Park, Finland.
Picea abies (Norway spruce) - Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, with coarse lower and reddish upper bark) forest. B. pubescens saplings. Kurjenrahka National Park, Finland.
Foreground: Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) and B. pubescens. Background: P. sylvestris forest with some Picea abies (Norway spruce, narrow crowns) and Betula pendula (silver birch, light green crowns). Salamanperä Strict Nature Reserve, Finland.
Wind fall in Picea abies (Norway spruce) forest. Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, reddish trunk on the left), B. pubescens (centre background with white trunk) and small Sorbus aucuparia (European rowan, right). Patvinsuo National Park, Finland.
Some tree species of Draved Skov, Denmark.