European White Birch
About European White Birch at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Native to Europe from Scandinavia to Asia Minor.
Height rarely exceeds 100’. In Portland rarely exceeds 50’.
Flowers are male and female catkins on same limb.
Bark on young trees is white with occasional black
Triangles. Older trees have darker, fissured bark at the base.
Fall color is yellow.
Abundant in Portland. Ice storms raise havoc.
|Tree #||Location||Dimensions||Photo and Notes|
Private, Side Yard