Betula glandulosa

Bog Birch
Betula glandulosa

Family: Birch (Betulaceae)
AKA: Resin Birch, Dwarf Birch
Photo taken on: July 04, 2007
Location: Poverty Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Moist areas

A shrub growing to 9ft at lower elevations but only a few inches at timberline. Leaves are waxy and round with scalloped edges.

Flora of North America reference.