Betula nigra

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Synonyms for Betula nigra

birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark

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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.
Betula nigra, 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 L.
Other birches of note include river birch, also called red birch, Betula nigra and gray birch, Betula populifolia.