water birch


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Related to water birch: Betula fontinalis
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Noun1.water birch - birch of western United States resembling the paper birch but having brownish barkwater birch - birch of western United States resembling the paper birch but having brownish 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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Lenticel-covered bark fossils resemble extant water birch (Betula occidentalis), a common large shrub that occurs along higher-elevation waterways in the Great Basin (Fig.
Riparian vegetation includes Red Alder (Alnus rubra) and Water Birch (Betula occidentalis), which shade most of the creek.
For a change of pace, consider the California native water birch (Betula occidentalis), whose bark is red.