Betula papyrifera, also known as canoe birch or white birch. The state tree of New Hampshire. Paper Birch is a beautiful tree with distinctive white bark which sometimes peels off in large sheets. The tree can reach up to 70 feet tall. It is known as a "pioneer species" and can grow quickly when young. An important food source for wildlife, this tree is browsed by deer, moose, porcupine, snowshoe hares, beavers and more. Also a host tree that supports butterflies.
2-3 ft tall.