Paper Birch
Betula papyrifera Birch Family
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Growth Form: Tree

Flower Color: Green, Brown

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Heart-shaped, Toothed

Habitat Type: Canopy, Wetlands

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Central Woodland (4), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8), Composting Site (9)

Total Number of EMUs: 3

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: White peeling bark




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston