Definition of Common birch

1. Noun. European birch with silvery white peeling bark and markedly drooping branches.

Exact synonyms: Betula Pendula, European White Birch, Silver Birch
Group relationships: Betula, Genus Betula
Generic synonyms: Birch, Birch Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Birch

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common beech
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common birch (current term)
common bird cherry
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common blue
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common box
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common bullfinch
common bullfinches
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Literary usage of Common birch

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1. English Trees and Tree-planting by William H. Ablett (1880)
"THE BIRCH—THE common birch : CULTIVATION—THE WEEPING BIRCH— THE MAHOGANY ... Betula alba, the common birch, and B. a. pendula, the latter being by far the ..."

2. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"It is as easy of cultivation as the common birch ; and being of stronger ... The Paper Birch is grown from seed in much the same way AS the common birch. ..."

3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"Sang states that the weeping variety is easily known from the common birch, by its attaining a much larger size; by its main branches being more straight ..."

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