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Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Noted for beautiful, exfoliating bark and multiple trunks, River or Red 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.
Do you know that the exfoliating bark of river birch
may expose the tree’s lenticels?
Learn more about Betula nigra and about lenticels…