The Paper Birch or White Birch, is a common tree across the entirety of North America. Its bark is strikingly white and is easy to spot in a forest or landscaping. It's bark is less flaky than other birch trees but its leaves turn a saturated yellow in Autumn. These birches grow well just above water line slightly away from river banks but can tolerate moist soils.
USDA Zone: 4-9
Mature Height: 50-70'
Sun: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Scientific Name: Betula papyrifera