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FLORA IN THE VALLEY
Abies spectabilis
Aconitum Balfourii
Aconitun heterophyllum
Anemone Rivularis
Angelica Archangelica
Aquilegia Pubiflora
Arisaema Propinquum
Arisaema Tortuosum
Arnebia Benthamii
Betula Utilis
Bistorta Affinis
Bistorta Vivipara
Caltha Palustris
Campanula Latifolia
Codonopsis Virdis
Dactylorhiza Hatagirea
Epilobium Latifolium
Erigeron Multiradiatus
Gaultheria Trichophylla
Geranium Wallichianum
Hippophae Tibetana
Impatiens Sulcata
Ipomoea Perpurea
Megacarpaea Polyandra
Morina Longifola
Origanum Vulgare
Orobanche Alba
Oxyria Digyna
Paeonia Emodi
Pedicularis Bicornuta
Podophyllum Hexandrum
Primula Denticulata
Primula Macrophylla
Primula Reidii
Rheum Australe
Saussurea Costus
Saussurea Gossypiphora
Saussurea Obvallata
Saussuria Simpsoniana
Stachys sericea
Thermopsis Bicornuta
Thymus Linearis
Typhonium Diversifolium
Viola Biflora
 
Family Betulaceae
Synonyms Betula Bhojpattra
Genus  
 
Month
J F M A M J J A S O N D
In flower
      Y                
Seed Ripens
                  Y    
Elevation Eastern Asia-Himalayas to South-West China.
Physical Property A decidious Tree growing to 20m at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone 8. The flowers are monoecious and are pollinated by wind.The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and alkaline (basic) soils.It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
Details
An infusion of the bark is antiseptic and carminative. It has been used in the treatment of hysteria and jaundice. It is applied as drops to the ears to rlieve earache. A paste made from the bark is used as a poultice on cuts, wounds and burns.