North American Ogham: Celtic Wisdom for the Prairies & Central Plains OGHAM CELTIC CENTRAL PLAINS Beith Silver Birch River Birch Betula pmdula Betula nigra
Luis Rowan Red Cedar Sorbus aucuparia Juniperus virginiana Nuin Ash Redbud (Nion) Fraxinus excelsior Cercis canadensis Fearn Alder Red Maple Alnus glutinosa Acer rubrum Saille Willow Willow Salix spp.
Silver birch generally needs good light but betula nigra
will grow in drier conditions, as will the poplar.
, Carpinus caroliniana, Ulmus americana, and Liriodendron tulipifera (RIV = 16, 11, 11, 10%) dominate the floodplain.
Open sand bars and stream edges along Kisatchie Bayou, characterized by pioneer species such as Betula nigra
Other birches of note include river birch, also called red birch, Betula nigra
and gray birch, Betula populifolia.