River birch (Betula nigra) is a one of the best trees for year-round interest. With its multicolored papery bark that peels away from the trunk, this North American native species is a great choice for a driveway entrance, backyard habitat or woodland edge.
Spring goodness - Betula nigra Black Birch or River Birch... the blooms will be hanging like tassels in a few days...found a new hiking place but have to be carfeful because of bears gators and snakes...oh my!
Picture of Betula nigra 'Little King' Fox Valley™ River Birch. Not yet widely available. Another white-bark variety of River Birch.