This selection is also known as the White Birch and the Canoe Birch.
The Paper Birch likes moist areas but will do well in upland areas as well. Will thrive with average moisture, but does have some drought tolerance. The Paper Birch is the state stree of New Hampshire.
Fun Facts: Native Americans and early settlers used to use the peeling bark to write messages on, hence the name Paper Birch. Also, the bark from this birch was once used for canoe construction.