A tree very similar to silver birch but tends to have smoother bark, often more coppery in colour.
|Common Name||Downy Birch|
|Scientific Name||Betula pubescens|
|Family||Birch family - Betulaceae|
|Flower Colour Group||Green|
|Look for||Large green pointed catkin tinged with a hint of reddish brown when fully open|
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