Photo Courtesy of Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester.
Photo Courtesy of Steve Hurst @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
A short line of three, full-grown, about 30 yrs old, Gray Birch in West Chester, PA, in summer
The short line of three Gray Birch in se PA in autumn with yellow fall color.
A full-grown Gray Birch in a cemetery in Frazier, PA, in winter, showing the irregular habit.
The lower trunk of the Gray Birch in the cemetery in Frazier, PA, showing old gray bark.
The leaves are small, to 3.5" long, with a rounded base and a very long tip (apex).