- Plant IDs
- ID By Type
- Deciduous Trees
- Betula papyrifera
Common name: Paper bark birch, American white birch, canoe birch
Betula papyrifera is a deciduous tree native to northern North America. It has peeling, white bark. It is often the first tree to colonize disturbed land and has a fairly short life span. Native peoples used the bark for canoe-building. Garden Story.