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Trees

BETULA nigra
Common Name: Birch, River

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 3 Foliage: Dark Green
Height: 60' + Fall Foliage: Yellow
Width / Spread: 40-60' Flower: Not Showy
Habit: Oval Flower Season:
Sun Requirements: Full/Partial Fruit: Catkin
Uses: Creates Shade
Naturalizing
Winter Interest
Tolerance: Native
Disease Resistant
Moist Soil

Description:
Attractive salmon-pink bark on young trees exfoliates to expose cinnamon-brown bark. Adapts well to moist soils. Can tolerate locations which flood in spring and dry up in summer. Native to river banks and flood plains. Resists insects and disease much better than other native birches. NATIVE.

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