Latin name: Betula pumila L. var. glandulifera Regel. Syn: B. glandulifera (Regel) Butler
Botanical family: Betulaceae
Growth habit: Tree
Vernacular name(s): low birch (Eng.)
bouleau glandulifère (Fr.)
bîne'mîcins (Ojibwa)
ínt'ánbandhaze (Chipewyan)
Cones :Put on coals and used as an incense to cure catarrh. Tea drunk during menstruation and for strengthening during childbirth [Ojibwa 87].
Twigs :Chewed and put on a deep cut [Chipewyan 92].