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American White Birch

Betula papyrifera

Description:

A deciduous tree. It has white bark with horizontal striping, which also tears off in sheets. It has symmetrical leaves with prominent veins.

Habitat:

deciduous forests in milder northern climates, like New England.


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bbprevas

Maine, USA

Lat: 44.35, Long: -68.24

Spotted on Aug 4, 2012
Submitted on Aug 6, 2012

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