canoe birch


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canoe birch

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Noun1.canoe birch - small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoescanoe birch - small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes
Betula, genus Betula - a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)
birch tree, birch - any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
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It's sometimes known as the canoe birch too, as it was once used by Native Americans to make boats.
Other names derive from a tree's use: canoe birch, basket ash, sugar maple, and pitch pine.
Paper birch is also called white birch and canoe birch dating to the times when native Americans used its waterproof bark to make canoes.