paper birch

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paper birch:

see birchbirch,
common name for some members of the Betulaceae, a family of deciduous trees or shrubs bearing male and female flowers on separate plants, widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. They are valued for their hardwood lumber and edible fruits and as ornamental trees.
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Peattie added that while canoe birch may seem "frail" to us, the "Indians trusted their lives to it as they shot the rock-fanged rapids.
Yellow birch: American birch Sweet birch: cherry and black birch Paper birch: white and canoe birch