with …
bark=thick or rough  or
bark=thin;  and ___ smooth like a glove or peeling or ragged
birch  genus Betula

Learn more about alder/​birch/​hazel/​hornbeam family Betulaceae

Part of bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

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Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Betulaceae hosts caterpillars of 403 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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