FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

River Birch
Betula nigra
The reddish- brown or cinnamon-red bark of the river birch tree peels off in thin, curling, tough, papery layers, presenting a ragged and quite distinctive appearance. It is usually found near rivers, lakes, and swamps.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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