river birch


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river birch

n.
A deciduous eastern North American tree (Betula nigra) found along river banks and other wet areas, having grayish to reddish-brown bark that peels off in papery flakes.
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Noun1.river birch - birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark
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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Visitors can walk slowly, breath it in and take time to wander and wonder along the tree-lined promenades known as allee's some made up entirely of maples, river birch or pines.
The eyes are on the exterior, providing anchor points for rubber straps that hold river birch bundles.
The court explained that Perricone's actions were not innocuous: "When discovered, respondent's actions caused serious, actual harm in the River Birch and Danziger Bridge cases and, most profoundly, to the reputation of the USAO.
Here I was standing in some field, with a strange collection of people, in the rain, and had followed a stranger playing a flute to a river birch tree growing in a grassy, soggy field in Glendalough, County Wicklow, Ireland.
UMR floodplain forest is primarily composed of silver maple, green ash, and American elm, with cottonwood, black willow, river birch, swamp white oak, hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), and box elder (Acer negundo) common in some areas (Knutson and Klaas, 1998; Urich et al, 2002).
Custom light fixtures in the two story dining area are reminiscent of river birch trees.
Purple smoke tree (Cofinus 'Grace') and river birch (Betula nigra) flank the entry.
The Paper-bark birch (Betula papyrifera) is equally attractive, the paper-thin layers lifting off easily while in contrast the River Birch (B.
The peeling bark of river birch, paperbark maple and crape myrtle and the smooth steel-gray trunks of American beech are also eye-catching.
Additionally, the company hired a contractor to plant about 17,000 trees and shrubs that were native species, including sycamore, river birch, black willow, maple and oak.
The interior design was completed by in-house staff and the remodeling will be completed by River Birch Construction.