University of Rhode Island

Betula populifolia

Gray Birch

Close grey bark, slender branches, multi-stemmed. Will tolerate poor, infertile soil, sandy or gravelly sites, wet or dry soil. Full sun. Native to RI. 20-40' x 10-20'.

Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

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