Queen of the Woods: a Closer Look at New Hampshire’s State Tree

By Simone Maule, Interpretive Ranger at Crawford Notch State Park and Ellacoya State Park The white birch (Betula papyrifera) was designated as the state tree by the New Hampshire legislature in 1947. That same year Evelyn W. Cortez wrote about the decision in an article titled “Queen of the Woods” in the New Hampshire Troubadour, […]

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