Also called paper birch, canoe birch, and white birch.  In North America, do not confuse with similarly-named European white birch Betula pendula.

Native to northern North America.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Genus used as host by caterpillars of 403 species
of 🦋 butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about American white birch Betula papyrifera

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