Native SpeciesYellow birch

Betula allegheniensis
FOUND by YellaBirch
2018-10-16
Oakland
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Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
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The tree can grow to be about 20 meters tall, however I did not measure it.
Photo of my evidence.
the leaves are about 11cm long. They are oval shaped, have ridges, and alternate. The leaves do change color in the fall which makes this tree a deciduous tree.
Photo of my evidence.
The bark is a shiny bronze/silvery color and curls horizontally. The bark is also very thin and the curls are very small.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
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Scientific name:
Betula allegheniensis
Common name:
Yellow birch
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
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Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.553403 °
Longitude: 
W -69.714512 °
Observation Site Information
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Habitat: 
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Name:
MMS Forest
Trip date: 
Tue, 2018-10-16 08:30
Town or city: 
Oakland
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Lower Kennebec
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