River Birch Tree
The River Birch Tree is a favorite tree more for ornamental purposes. It has an unusual bark that looks as if it is peeling off the tree. It has a medium brown color and is quite appealing. The leaves on this tree are a bright, vibrant green in the spring and summer. It is a fast-growing tree growing at a rate of 3 feet or more per year. This tree does well in various soil conditions but will do best if planted near bodies of water, such as lakes, rivers or ponds.