Sweet Birch - Betula lenta Birch Family (Betulaceae)

Native to the eastern United States, the tree also attracts butterflies and serves as a caterpillar/larval host.1

Birch sap can be boiled the same as maple sap, but its syrup is stronger Sweet Birch Tree.’ (like molasses).1

This tree is characterized by shiny black- brown bark and foliage that turns yellow in the fall months. Considered to have the best fall color among all birch species.1