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paper birch

a North American birch, Betula papyrifera, having a tough bark and yielding a valuable wood: the state tree of New Hampshire.
Also called canoe birch.
Origin of paper birch
1800-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for paper birch
  • The white birch is also called the canoe birch or the paper birch, for understandable reasons.
  • The bark of sapling and pole aged plants is white, but not as bright or as papery as that of paper birch.
  • The tops of conifers and paper birch are barely discernable through the quiet morning fog.
  • Especially in post-fire sites, the canopy may include deciduous trees such as paper birch, red maple or big-toothed aspen.
  • Vegetation within the recreation area is dominated on drier sites by white spruce and paper birch, with some aspen interspersed.

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