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river birch

noun
1.
a tree, Betula nigra, of the eastern U.S., having papery, reddish-brown bark that peels away.
Also called red birch.
Origin of river birch
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • It can also occur in other trees, such as river birch.
  • In drainage areas and along the shoreline, willows, river birch and alder are found.
  • river birch is abundant along the shore, and aged sycamores lean out across the river from their shoreline moorings.

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