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 host to caterpillars of 403 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about American white birch Betula papyrifera

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