Small tree to 5-6 m tall. Bark smooth. Branches erect, hairy when young. Buds about 3 mm long, ovoid, hairy. Leaves with 7-13 vein pairs, cordate at the base. Flowers in spring. Fruit cluster to about 10 cm long; bracts 2-3.5 cm long, central lobe often with irregular teeth.
North America, NE Mexico
Branches erect; buds hairy, ovoid.
Source: (1997). Betulaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.