Shrubs with Simple, Alternate Leaves, Coarsely Toothed Margin )
Birch Family (Betulaceae)
Habitat: Well Drained Locations Montane to Subalpine
Height: Up to 5 m
Description: This common shrub can be easily identified by its typical birch-type leaves. They are dark green and sharply toothed. The reddish branches are covered with shiny, resinous glands. The leaves grow in an alternate manner and are 2-5 cm long. Like all birch, they bear small cone-like catkins.
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