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birch

(bĭrch)
(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.

birch

a tree of shrub of the genus Betula with simple leaves, an outer bark that peels easily, and pale, fine-grained wood.
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Path type--Despite the general similarities in diet diversity, all browse species comprised different portions of the winter diet on the 4 path types (Kruskal-Wallis, [H.sub.3] > 12.3, P < 0.007) except paper birch and hazel (Kruskal-Wallis, [H.sub.3] < 1.2, P > 0.60; Table 6).
In contrast to cedar forests, the lowest ntFQI at ISRO (4.373) was observed in paper birch forests.
On some species, such as paper birch, this pressure causes thin layers of the outer cork to separate and peel away from the trunk and branches in horizontal, curly strips--creating my third distinctive bark type and a new stack of photos.
Paper birch (Betula papyrifera Marsh.) is currently becoming an interesting alternative to the high-value species traditionally transformed by the sawmilling industry in Quebec (Canada).
Eliminating early-season leaf-tiers on paper birch reduces abundance of mid-summer species.
The hardwood component, primarily paper birch and aspen, represents a largely untouched economic engine for future generations of wood producers.
This landscape designer from Los Angeles, California refused to believe that I would walk away from a lucrative job offer rather than agree to plant a clump of paper birch on the north side of a North Carolina mountain top.
If you have the space ( and it will ultimately grow to over 20m (70ft) ( then the paper birch, Betula papifera, from North America, is outstanding.
If you have the space -- and it will ultimately grow to over 20m (70ft) -- then the paper birch, Betula papifera, from North America, is outstanding.
Occasionally, our gaze is caught by a tree trunk with platy scales, such as a longleaf pine, or one with a smooth white surface, such as a paper birch. Yet, once we become familiar with the variations, we tend to ignore them.
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