White Birch

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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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Only a stone's throw away from the A55, Silver Birch golf club in Betws-yn-Rhos has become the most popular 'Pay & Play' course on the North Wales golfing scene.
Silver Birch was the last Irish winner at Aintree and Gordon reckons his "hoor" Chicago Grey has a decent shot.
Having a sedum roof looks good and also helps encourage wildlife A log pile gives shelter to lots of 'good' insects Use a butt to preserve precious rainwater Give insects a home with a bug tower Cut your carbon footprint by growing your own veg Silver birch trees play host to lots of wildlife Having a pond will really help to make sure wildlife thrives
Silver Birch was just two lengths adrift at Punchestown in April but looked desperately in need of the outing when turning out in a similar event at Prestbury Park last month.
European white birch (Betulapubescens) and silver birch (B.
T Things are Looking Up, Jack was so popular that, and he decided to write a sequel called Things are Looking Grimm, Jill, which won this year's Silver Birch Express award, given out to the best book for kids Grades Three and Four.
The Silver Birch Awards are chosen by readers in Grades 3 to 6.
The development site is the former Silver Birch public house.
Silver Birch held on from the fast finishing McKelvey by three quarters of a length with long time leader Slim Pickings a further one an quarter lengths back in third place.
This year's National will be remembered as a bookies' benefit with Silver Birch largely unbacked and only McKelvey of the placed horses in any way seriously supported," said spokesman Simon Clare.
Silver birch just got the better of Just In Debt to take a rousing renewal of the totesport Becher Handicap Chase at Aintree yesterday.