"Twigs and branches of the birch." -Bergen, 1896

Birch Branch

"Twigs and branches of the birch." -Bergen, 1896

"Betula lenta. 1. male flowers; 2. female flowers; 3. perpendicular section of a ripe fruit; 4. transverse section of it." -Lindley, 1853

Sweet Birch

"Betula lenta. 1. male flowers; 2. female flowers; 3. perpendicular section of a ripe fruit; 4. transverse…

"Male and female catkins of Betula alba." -Lindley, 1853

White Birch

"Male and female catkins of Betula alba." -Lindley, 1853

Children swinging on a birch-tree.

Children swinging

Children swinging on a birch-tree.

From the woodpecker family, the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) is known for drilling holes in birch trees.

Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

From the woodpecker family, the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) is known for drilling…