Yellow birch trees (Betula alleghaniensis Michaux) are deciduous tress native to New Hampshire and the White Mountains. Preferring cool summers, this tree is the largest of the the birches and has yellowish bark that peels off the trunk. The leaves and twigs produce a wintergreen scent when crushed.
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