Mountain paper birch (Betula cordifolia)
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Latin (scientific) name: Betula cordifolia
Common English name: Mountain paper birch
Other names: Mountain white birch, eastern paper birch
French name: Bouleau à feuilles cordées
Grows in cool higher elevations areas on the east coast of North America.
This birch can be distinguished from Paper birch by its tendency towards a heart-shaped leaf base.
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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.