Get notified whenever new sightings are posted via our Twitter account @NLNatureAlerts

Paper birch (Betula papyrifera) Links

Previous Sightings by Marcel Roy

Thumbnail ImageCommon Murre or Common Guillemot (Uria aalge) on July 07, 2010
Thumbnail ImageCommon Bluetail Danselfly on August 01, 2011
Thumbnail ImageRed-breasted nuthatch on September 04, 2010
Thumbnail ImageHedge Bindweed (Calystegia sepium) on August 02, 2011
Thumbnail ImageHarebell (Campanula rotundifolia) on July 11, 2011
Thumbnail ImageMountain bluet (Centaurea montana) on July 03, 2011
Thumbnail ImageRussula on August 17, 2011

Statistics

  • Viewed: 1971 times
  • Liked: 2 times

Do you like the sighting?

2 liked it
Contributors » Marcel Roy » Paper birch (Betula papyrifera)

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

Powered By Subgurim(http://googlemaps.subgurim.net).Google Maps ASP.NET

Sighting Info

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.

Sighting's Identification

Help to Identify

Newfoundland Nature

Newfoundland Nature

Leave Your Comment

In order to leave a comment, you need to register. It is very fast and easy

Click here to login or register