This is a drawing of a Silver Birch or a Warty Birch. It’s closely related to the metaphorical named tree Weeping Birch. I’ve often admired these trees with their white or silver-like trunks and branches with leaves hanging down. 113 more words
The deep roots of Silver Birch make it a useful soil improver for other plants. They bring otherwise inaccessible nutrients into the tree and when it sheds it’s leaves these nutrients are recycled on to the soil surface.