Latin: Betula populifolia
Other common names:Gray Birch
Mature Height: commonly 20-30′ tall with fast growth rate
Soil/Climate: Gray birch is native to eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Gray birch prefers sunlight and is shade intolerant. It is not tolerant of flooding of any long duration.
Notes: Simple, alternate dark green triangle(round and pointed at the tip) shaped leaves that turn yellow in fall; 2 to 3 inches long.
Wildlife: Attracts finches and other small seed feeders