River Birch
Betula nigra
Height: 45'. Spread: 35'.
Light requirement: full sun to part shade.
Growth rate: moderate to rapid Habit: oval to pyramidal.
Flowering - time/color: 2"-4" catkins.
Foliage - spring/summer: green.
Foliage - fall: yellow.
Fruit: catkins of small nutlets.
Attributes: showy bark, does well in moist areas.