nigra ’Dura Heat’ (clump river birch) Vigorous, fast-growing, medium-sized, Missouri native deciduous tree which occurs on floodplains, swampy bottomlands and along streams. can be trained as either a single or multi-trunked tree. Salmon-pink to reddish brown exfoliating bark and yellow fall color. River birch is perhaps the most culturally adaptable and heat tolerant of the birches.
platyphylla (populifolia) ‘Whitespire’ Striking white bark.
purpurea (‘Royal Frost’) A purple-leaf birch with white bark.