Dwarf Birch (Betula nana)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: arctic dwarf birch, dwarf alpine birch, swamp birch
  • Average Height: Dwarf birch grows from .5 to 3 feet high.
  • Average Width: No data
  • Leaf Description: Betula nana leaves are thick and leathery and range from .2 to .5 inches long and .2 to .6 inches wide.
  • Bark Description: No data
  • Twig Description: Twigs are resinous and slightly hairy.
  • Flowering: The inflorescences are catkins, male up to an inch long, female up to a half inch long.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed

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