Banner image Link to Northern Research Station Home page Link to Forest Service Home page Link to Forest Service Home page Link to United States Department of Agriculture website
You are here:   Climate Change Atlas / Tree Atlas / river birch page
river birch (Betula nigra) Pick Another Species

New Atlas Available

A new, updated version of the Climate Change Tree Atlas is available for river birch (Betula nigra)

Species Information

Family: Betulaceae
Guild: pioneer, spring dispersed, moist site tolerant
Functional Lifeform: medium sized deciduous tree

Life History and Disturbance Response
External Species Links

Silvics Manual: Click here for river birch

Plant Photos: Photos of the tree in USDA Plants Database

Google Earth: View current and modelled river birch

Research Products (IMPORTANT: Read this first)
Choose Any Species: Back to Top