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River Birch

Betula nigra, is a fast-growing deciduous tree that prefers wet soil and can be found in swampy bottomlands and floodplains. It is distinguished by its salmon-colored bark. Its flowers appear as brown drooping catkins. Missouri Botanical Garden

You can help scientists understand how climate change is impacting this species by using the phenophase guide below to observe its lifecycle in Nature's Notebook.

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