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Paper birch (Betula papyrifera) discovered by Marcel Roy (#660)

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Observed: July 22, 2011 @ 1:00 PM
Posted on: September 3, 2011 @ 9:33 AM (diff: 43 days)
Comments:
Paper birch (Betula papyrifera) - Also known as American White Birch and Canoe Birch. It is a medium-sized deciduous tree reaching 60 feet tall (18m) (exceptionally to 130 feet) (40m) with a trunk up to 32 inches diameter (0,8m). The bark is white, commonly brightly so, flaking in fine horizontal strips, and often with small black marks and scars. In individuals younger than five years, the bark appears brown with white lenticels, making the tree much harder to distinguish from other trees.

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