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Native. Leaves alternate, simple, 2 to 3 inches long and coarsely serrated. Yellow fall color. Peeling grey and white bark. Fifty to 70 feet high. Indians used the bark for canoes and wigwam covers. Oil extracted from the bark contains methyl salicylate used to treat rheumatism and inflammations. Handsome in winter landscape against an evergreen backdrop.
GIS coordinate: N40 21.250 W94 53.049
Trail Number: C11
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