Also called ◼︎ silver birch and warty birch.  In North America, do not confuse with similar-named ◼︎ American white birch/​paper birch  Betula papyrifera.

Both are part of birch  genus Betula in alder / birch / hazel / hornbeam  family Betulaceae in bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

Native to 🇪🇺 Europe and Asia.   Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA

Learn more about 🇪🇺 ◼︎ European white birch Betula pendula

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