Definition of European white birch

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

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of European White Birch

European spider crab
European spider crabs
European swamp thistle
European swamp thistles
European swift
European tarantula
European thimbleweed
European thimbleweeds
European toad
European tortoise
European turkey oak
European water ouzel
European water shrew
European water vole
European water voles
European white birch (current term)
European white lily
European wildcat
European wildcats
European wolf spider
European wood mouse
European woolly thistle

Literary usage of European white birch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1857)
"The white birch of this country is supposed to be identical with the European white birch (B. alba). It was probably brought from Europe, some centuries ago ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs of Prospect Park by Louis Harman Peet (1902)
"Another white birch, very frequent in the Park is the European white birch, Betula alba, with rather deltoid leaves and, in the cut- leaved variety, ..."

3. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"No effect on height, stem diameter, and mass of shoot or roots in European white birch or downy birch (Wright, 1987). No effect on leaf area or mass of ..."

4. Trees and Shrubs of Central Park by Louis Harman Peet (1903)
"It is the European white birch, Betula alba. You can tell it chiefly by its leaves which are rather small and ovate, slightly deltoid, and rather unequally ..."

5. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"White Birch, European white birch, Lady Birch?, Birke, Make-peace, Ribbon-tree; Ger. Birke; Fr. Bouleau. Source of Birch Tar or dagt/ett, used in making ..."

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