Alaska paper birch (Betula neoalaskana)
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Latin (scientific) name: Betula neoalaskana
Common English name: Alaska paper birch
Other names: Alaska white birch, Alaska birch
French name: Bouleau d’Alaska
Prefers very wet sites with poor drainage in western North America
The bark of this tree does not flake off as easily as that of Paper birch.
0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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