gray birch


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Noun1.gray birch - medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless woodgray birch - medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree
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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On my property, I happen to have mostly gray birch (Betula populifolia), which is small and short-lived but makes wonderful syrup.
Pioneering tree species such as gray birch and aspens have taken root, some growing 10 to 15 feet tall, said Kunkle, who retired as science department chairman at Freedom High School.
Preferred species such as gray birch or European species exist only as planted landscaping trees, and these are often in stressed condition due to climate.