Swamp Birch (Low Birch)
Swamp birch is rare in Connecticut; it is listed by the state as a species of special concern.
- Family: birch (Betulaceae)
- Habitat: wetlands, especially fens
- Height: 3 to 14 feet
- Flower color: green
- Flowering time: May to June
- Origin: native
Photographed in Sussex County, New Jersey in mid-July.