Sweet Birch Betula lenta Linnaeus  Synonyms: Black Birch.
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Sweet Birch in the Cranberry Wilderness, Pocahontas Co., West Virginia (7/8/2012). Unlike Yellow and River Birch, young Sweet Birch trees typically do not have flaking bark. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch bark at Dans Mountain, Allegany Co., Maryland (10/2/2012). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch (mature trunk) in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch (mature trunk) in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/29/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch in Harford Co., Maryland (4/26/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Catkins of Sweet Birch in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/11/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch growing in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/24/2018). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

The catkins of Sweet Birch in Garrett Co., Maryland (9/10/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch catkins in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/28/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch catkins in Harford Co., Maryland (4/26/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Sweet Birch (catkins in winter) in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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