Whitebarked Himalayan Birch

Betula jacquemontii

Native to the Himalayas of Asia, this birch is also grown in the United States for use in landscaping. Trees grow between 9 and 15 m tall and have white, paper-like bark that has traditionally been used as writing material for Sanskrit mantras, scriptures, and texts.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing about 9-15 m tall.
Presence in US:
DC NY PE