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cottonwood:

see willowwillow,
common name for some members of the Salicaceae, a family of deciduous trees and shrubs of worldwide distribution, especially abundant from north temperate to arctic areas.
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cottonwood

cottonwood

Tall tree, to 150 ft. Name derived from seeds having cottony parachutes. Bark contains salicylin- the same natural aspirin found in willow trees. Inner bark tea used for overall health and well-being.
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cottonwood

[′kät·ən‚wu̇d]
(botany)
Any of several poplar trees (Populus) having hairy, encapsulated fruit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Along with reining in cattle grazing and off-road vehicle use, Egan developed a plan to replace the tamarisk with cottonwoods and willows.
Cottonwood, which brought in 15,500 trees in 2018, is now catering to a shipment order of 20,000 trees this year and 30,000 in 2020.
In this century, Janet Hinderson runs a small town newspaper and crusades against a proposed meat packing plant that will destroy the fabric of the town along with its landmark stand of cottonwoods. But Janet's hard and soft sides must grapple when the meat company's general counsel comes to town and reveals some cryptic interest in her.
Since 2000, Cottonwood Title has provided professional title and escrow services for homeowners, developers, lenders, and investors throughout Utah.
Cottonwood is much lighter at 28 pounds per cubic foot.
In December 2017, however, Lopez applied for a job at the Cottonwood Police Department.
"Supporting the growth of Hudson Yards--New York City's largest development since Rockefeller Center is exciting for us," said Alexander Shing, chairman and CEO of Cottonwood Group, "and we look forward to a strong and lasting relationship with CCBI."
Since 2011, Cottonwood's portfolio of multifamily investments has increased from approximately $230 million to $1.2 billion in total value.
Securus Technologies said it has made a substantial investment in Centennial, Colorado-based Cottonwood Creek Technologies, a manufacturer of the "S" (Securus) phone.
"It is our privilege to give back to our community and especially to the Cottonwood Police Department.
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