River Birches at the New York Botanical Garden
Two very large river birches can be found behind the oak stand along the east drive, just south of the magnolias. This variety of birch is known for its shaggy, grey-brown bark, is normally found in the Mississippi valley and other wet lowland areas in the south.
Species River Birches (Betula nigra)
Height: 79.54 Feet
Trunk Diameter 61 Inches
Average Canopy Spread 60 Feet
New York Botanical Garden behind the oak stand along the east drive, just south of the magnolias