Significance in Ojibwe Cultures:
Birch bark was used to make bowls and baskets for cooking, storing, and transporting food.
How to Identify the Leaves:
A medium sized tree that reaches about 25 meters in height. Its' leaves are egg-shaped or triangular, 5 to 10 centimetres long. In colouration, they are dull green on top and have a lighter green and are slightly hairy underneath.