downy birch


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Noun1.downy birch - European birch with dull white to pale brown bark and somewhat drooping hairy branchesdowny birch - European birch with dull white to pale brown bark and somewhat drooping hairy branches
Betula, genus Betula - a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)
birch tree, birch - any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
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Further investigation might have revealed that it wasn't a bird to blame for the tattooing, however, but a chap called Jim Mann tapping away at the 150 downy birch trees in preparation for harvesting their sap to turn into syrup.
We tested this hypothesis by comparing the size of annual shoots of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), downy birch (Betula pubescens), and Norway spruce (Picea abies) along a distance gradient from supplementary feeding stations.
The planting plan foresees two main blends of species with sessile oak and downy birch dominating and a supporting cast of holly, rowan, aspen, hawthorn, hazel and juniper.
They are being replaced by native species ranging from downy birch to oak.
The minister planted a downy birch tree before being accompanied by owner Mark Sillars on a tour around the farm.
Shaded undergrowth trees were common with silver birch (Betula pubescens) and downy birch (Betula pubescens) more dominant than aspen and rowan (Sorbus aucuparia).