Definition of Red birch

1. Noun. Birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark.

Exact synonyms: Betula Nigra, Black Birch, River Birch
Group relationships: Betula, Genus Betula
Generic synonyms: Birch, Birch Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Birch

red angel's trumpet
red ant
red ants
red ash
red atrophy
red bandfish
red baneberry
red bat
red bay
red bean
red beans
red bearberry
red beech
red beet
red biddy
red birch (current term)
red bird's eye
red blood cell
red blood cell cast
red blood cell count
red blood cell indices
red blood cells
red bone marrow
red brick universities
red brick university
red bryony
red buckeye
red cabbage
red cabbages

Literary usage of Red birch

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"... the Carolina poplar, the balm of Gilead, and the red birch are ornamental trees of sufficient popularity to make the existence of any insect pest ..."

2. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"red birch (local and common Ala., Miss., Tex., Mo., name). ... Dark brown bark, whence name red birch. Prefers moist bottoms, whence name River Birch. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Besides the common or gray wolf, Cants lupus, of universal distribution, there is red birch, the chestnut, the cypress, the plane, and several conifers are ..."

4. Canada, Its History, Productions and Natural Resources by Canada Dept. of Agriculture, Sydney Arthur Fisher (1905)
"The wood of the red birch is, however, rose-colored, often as dark as that ... red birch is very durable under water, and is used for piles and sluice work ..."

5. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"Height and General Characteristics.—The red birch.— Its Proportions. — Its Climate. — Seed, when Ripe.—The White Birch.—Its Insignificance.—Its Only Virtue. ..."

6. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"Its Wood Described. — Where Found.— Seed, when Ripe.— Yellow Birch.—Where it Thrives.—Height and General Characteristics.—The red birch.— Its Proportions. ..."

7. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS—The red birch, also known as the River Birch, ... IMPORTANCE OF THE SPECIES—The red birch Is of little commercial importance ..."

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