Definition of Canoe birch
1. Noun. Small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes.
Group relationships: Betula, Genus Betula
Generic synonyms: Birch, Birch Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canoe Birch
Literary usage of Canoe birch
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1. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"The Canoe-Birch.—Its Romantic and Legendary Connections.—Youthful Reminiscences. ... In northern Michigan the canoe-birch grows to a height of seventy feet. ..."
2. The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1872)
"THE canoe birch. in this country, though considered identical with the White ... It seems as if the thrifty habit of the canoe birch had some mysterious ..."
3. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"It seems as if the thrifty habit of the canoe birch had some mysterious ... THE canoe birch. Some of the most beautiful assemblages of wood in high ..."
4. The Story of the Forest by John Gordon Dorrance (1916)
"The canoe birch THE Indian of long ago found the canoe birch to be the most useful tree that grew. To this day its uses are many, different though they are ..."
5. The Sylva Americana: Or, A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the by Daniel Jay Browne (1832)
"canoe birch. Betula papyracea. By the French Canadians this tree is called Bouleau Blanc, White Birch, and Bouleau a Canot, canoe birch : it is known to the ..."
6. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National by John Walter Osborne (1854)
"The outer bark is formed like that of the canoe birch, but the color distinguishes it. ... The female aments differ from those of the white and canoe birch, ..."