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Betula

[′bech·ə·lə]
(botany)
The birches, a genus of deciduous trees composing the family Betulaceae.
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Some of the most interesting macrofossils found in the sediments of this area are the remains of cold-tolerant Betula nana L.
The suberin monomers and triterpenoids from the outer bark of Betula verrucosa Ehrh, Holzforschung 37: 205-11.
Peaks in the curves of Betula, Alnus, and Salix (quickly regenerating and early successional trees) indicate overgrowth of the earlier opened up landscape (Fig.
Two different data sets were used in NMS: one included all vegetation types, while the other included only the vegetation types where Betula pendula dominated in the tree layer (Betula chronosequence data).
The main species found, Betula nana and Dryas octopetala, are typical pioneer plant species of the late glacial period, which provide information about the local terrestrial biota, suggesting rather severe climate conditions up to 13 500 cal yr BP (660-556 cm).
At the same time a 17-year-old was being arrested at the second address in Betula Close on suspicion of criminal damage and possession of a firearm.
I've fallen in love with another birch, Betula albosinensis, the Chinese red birch.
In my own garden I have Corylus (Hazel), Betula (Birch) and Alnus (Alder) doing their thing and they are adding another interesting dimension to the mid-winter garden that is not startling but nevertheless produces a point of interest and shows us that, despite the ravages of winter, our trees are starting to wake up and the sap is starting to rise once again.
The Betula Albosinensis was collected during an exhibition 100 years ago in West Sichuan by British plant collector Ernest Wilson.