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A tree containing betulinol, glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, sesquiterpenes, tannins, volatile oil—e.g., betulin


(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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Caption: Clockwise from top left: Soft, pubescent leaves of black birch (Betula lenta) emerging from a bud; The soft, silvery hairs of newly bloomed catkins (flowers) of a willow (Satix sp.
They actually used the willow tree, not the black birch," he added.
Black Birch Capital Acquisition II will use the money for its acquisition strategy.
Diameter growth of black birch and diameter and height growth of white birch and yellow birch were correlated with photon flux density (Table 6).
Seeds of white birch and black birch were too small to test microdispersal patterns.
Other names for sweet birch include cherry birch and black birch.
Common examples of naturally regenerating species are yellow poplar, red maple, sourwood, black birch, black cherry, and numerous shrub species.
A video in the PowerPoint presentation showed one bull moose latching on to a shoulder-high black birch branch near the small trunk, and easily stripping the entire branch of tender leaves.
There's been a lot of muted yellow and some reds," she said yesterday of the park that lists among its most common trees black birch and chestnut oak.
But since the storm, with nothing blocking sunlight, we expect a thick cover of raspberries, oak seedlings, along with black birch, red maple, and white pine seedlings all vying for dominance, creating a canopy over the downed trees in as little as 3 to 5 years, he said.
More recently he's been picking burdock flower stalks and petioles, Juneberries, mulberries, chickweed leaves, sow thistle leaves, black birch twigs (for tea), cattail pollen, purslane leaves, lamb's quarters leaves, chanterelles, carrion flower shoots, and milkweed flower buds.
In the Eastern Hemlock area there are hemlock up to 260 years old, black birch up to 245 years old and red oaks up to 315 years old, he said.