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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Betula nigra (River Birch, Red Birch)
Noted for beautiful, exfoliating bark and multiple trunks, River Birch is an excellent food source for wildlife, supporting hundreds of species of moths, butterflies, and songbirds. It is commonly found in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of the Mid-Atlantic Region from Pennsylvania to Virginia.
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Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets