Yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
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Latin (scientific) name: Betula alleghaniensis
Common English name: Yellow birch
Other names: Swamp birch
French name: Bouleau jaune
Grows best in cool areas with plenty of precipitation.
Yellow birch is Quebec’s provincial tree and is found on the east coast of North America.
The Yellow birch is the official arboreal emblem of Québec.
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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.