Native to 🇨🇦 Canada;  and 🇺🇸 USA New England, Great Lakes and Appalachia.

Saplings can be killed, and growth and regeneration of this plant can be severely limited, by large populations of western moose Alces alces andersoni , who will eat buds and branches in winter, when their preferred food (forbs, aquatics, and willow and birch shoots) is unavailable.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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