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Black or Sweet Birch

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Betula lenta
Scientific Name Betula lenta
Common Name black or sweet birch
Wetland Status FACU: Facultative Upland – Usually occur in nonwetlands (estimated probability 67%-99%), but occasionally found in wetlands (estimated probability 1%-33%).
Water Requirements Average
Light Sun to Part Shade
Layer Mid-Canopy
Flower Color Light-Yellow Green
Bloom Period April
Comments Best fall color of all birches

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