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

Native to eastern 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.   🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Betula hosts caterpillars of 413 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about ◼︎ gray birch Betula populifolia

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