Part of birch  genus Betula and alder / birch / hazel / hornbeam  family Betulaceae and bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

Native to eastern 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Betula hosts caterpillars of 413 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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