White Birch

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Related to White Birch: Betula papyrifera
A tree containing betulinol, glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, sesquiterpenes, tannins, volatile oil—e.g., betulin
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(Betula alba) Often consumed as a tea; the oil preparation is of alleged value in bladder disorders; sometimes used topically, although its toxicity makes it unsuitable for pediatric patients.
Synonym(s): white birch.
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Trees must now look after themselves, something white birches figured out a long time ago -- though not in my neighborhood, alas.
After the withdrawal of soil from agricultural use, processes promoting differentiation of the former arable horizon by carbon content develop in soil under the canopy of white birch forest.
The HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM comes in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colours, and will be available with major retailers for INR 14,990/- from coming week onwards.
A population reduction in Newfoundland in the early 1960s resulted in dramatic decline in the proportion of white birch and balsam fir stems browsed in 6-11 and 12-17 year old stands (Bergerud et al.
Workers of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality planted 129 various kinds of trees like Lime, White Birch, Magnolia, Oleander and hundreds of colorful flowers in Gezi Park.
I plant a white birch tree, a pine tree, various kinds of fir trees, Dutch roses of different colors.
Also last week, another troubled newsprint maker, White Birch Paper Co., said it would permanently close its Stadacona plant in Quebec following a union's rejection of a proposal that would have slashed wages and pension benefits.
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14 announcement, the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry said Temagami Cedar applied for, and was awarded, 7,000 cubic metres of white birch roundwood annually from the Temagami Management Unit.
Ethan offers Zachary his friendship, but Zachary manages to cause mayhem for both the camp and Ethan when he rebels against Camp White Birch rules, particularly regarding "The Big Swim." Caught between his desire to do the right and honourable thing, and still follow the rules, Ethan finds that camp allows him to grow in many different ways.
* A flagstone path and a rustic picket fence made out of branches of an invasive white birch tree we took down.
Pupils at Manor Park Primary School, in Ulverscroft Road, Cheylesmore, planted 56 trees, including willow, white birch, oak and blue spruce, for National Tree Week.