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Paper Birch

Betulaceae Betula papyrifera


Other names is American White Birch and Canoe Birch. About 50 feet tall and a 1 foot in circumference. Very skinny. It needs sunlight because it is towering over all of the other trees. a spaced out forest area. I can tell there is age continuity. Leaves have turned yellow and are rounder with a pointy tip, Also it is toothed. It's fruit is a cone like but skinnier. Papery bark hence the name paper bich


In a forest with Age Continuity. Mixed of American Beech, Canadian Hemlock and Box Elder. most of the trees are placed good amount far apart.

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Vermont, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

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