Betula nana, a species of birch in the family Betulaceae, native to arctic and cool temperate regions of northern Europe, northern Asia and northern North America.
Dwarf-birch Sentence Examples
Immense marshy plains covered with the dwarf birch take their place in the north as the tundras are approached.
For days consecutively the horse of the explorer can get no other food than the dwarf birch.
The prickly ash, Virginian creeper and staff-tree find here their northern limit; and the mountain maple, Canada blueberry, dwarf birch and ground hemlock their southern limit.
South of the Arctic circle they are, under ordinary circumstances, confined to the plateaus covered with dwarf birch and juniper above the conifer-region, though in Tromso amt and in Finmarken they occur in all suitable localities down to the level of the sea.
The landscape here is typical habitat for dwarf birch.