Betula nigra


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Noun1.Betula nigra - birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark
Betula, genus Betula - a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)
birch tree, birch - any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
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However strong British natives such as Betula nigra, the river birch, hart's tongue ferns and geraniums make for a lovely British feel.
The shopping list included one Amelanchier, one Cornus mas, five Viburnum, three Cornus alba, five Hydrangea macrophylla, three Hydrangea quercifolia, five Leucothoe, three Clethra, 12 Heuchera, 12 Liriope, 12 Athyrium, one Vinca minor, three Microbiota, six Pieris japonica, one Betula nigra, three Chamaecyparis `Pendula,' nine Astilbe and six Hakonechloa.
Silver birch generally needs good light but betula nigra will grow in drier conditions, as will the poplar.