Definition of Gray birch
1. Noun. Medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree.
Group relationships: Betula, Genus Betula
Generic synonyms: Birch, Birch Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray Birch
Literary usage of Gray birch
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1. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1890)
"BY W. DE gray birch, FSA (Read 2lst January, THE Benedictine Abbey of St. Werburgh, the church of which is now the cathedral of this city, has its origin, ..."
2. List of Members by Hakluyt Society, Galpin Society (1903)
"Translated from the Portuguese Edition of 1774, with Notes and an Introduction, by WALTER DE gray birch, FRSL, of the British Museum. Vol. 2. pp. cxxxiv. ..."
3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"gray birch. 1. Flowering branch with immature leaves (s) staminate flowers, (p) pistillate flowers, x i. 2. Branch with mature leaves and fruiting ..."
4. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1901)
"THE GREAT SEALS OF ENGLAND BY WALTER DE gray birch, LL.D., FSA \T is a remarkable fact that very little is popularly- known about seals. ..."
5. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"YELLOW or gray birch. Less aromatic ; bark of trunk yellowish-gray and somewhat silvery, ... AMERICAN WHITE BIRCH, gray birch. Small slender tree, lo'J-3U-, ..."
6. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1874)
"... DE gray birch. (Bead December 21,1870.) ADDENDUM. IN the paper I had the honour of communicating to the Society upon the Great Seals of William the ..."