White Birch

I have thin white bark which peels from my trunk like paper. 
I am often used for firewood, but I was once used to build canoes because I am waterproof and resist decay.

Tree Reads

  • Grandpa B's Birch Trees by Marcia Hall, Bob Brown, and Jenny Laatsch
  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • I Can Name 50 Trees Today by Bonnie Worth
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Tree Hugger

Did You Know?

  • The state tree of Massachusetts is the American elm.
  • The most significant number of species of trees grows in the states of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
  • The rings of a tree can predict climate change.
  • Trees never die of old age.