Ray Bonnell's art and ramblings in Interior Alaska
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Close up of dwarf birch at Tangle Lakes, Denali Highway
I believe this is dwarf or resin birch (betula glandulosa). Resin birch and dwarf arctic birch (betula nana) are similar and can occupy the same habitat and cross-pollinate, so identifying them can sometimes be difficult.