Gray Birch (Betula populifolia)
Other Names: Aspen-leaved Birch
Native to the U.S.
COLDEST USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Where Species Typically Survives: 3
Range: Maritime provinces to New Jersey and Virginia, and the Midwest
Typical Mature Height: 12-40 feet
Light Requirement: sun, partial shade, shade
Soils: wet to dry, often poor soils
Habitat: often disturbed areas such as old fields, as well as wet and dry forests and lake margins
Flower Color: green, brown
Fruit: small, two-winged nutlets
Bloom Time: spring
Wildlife Value: seeds and buds are consumed by birds and mammals; attracts butterflies and is a larval host for the eastern tiger swallowtail
Uses: planted as an ornamental tree and as a nurse tree in plantations
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Photo by T. Davis Sydnor, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
More Information: https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=BEPO