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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
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''Betula lenta; Betula nigra''; bouleau noir (Fr.); sweet birch; cherry birch; river birch
 
''Betula lenta; Betula nigra''; bouleau noir (Fr.); sweet birch; cherry birch; river birch
  
[[File:14_River Birch_100x_Tan.jpg|thumb|River Birch
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
  
(''Betula nigra'')]]
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Tree height= 20-25m  Bark is smooth creamy color that peels in papery sheets
== Other Properties ==
 
 
 
Tree height= 20-25m  Bark =smooth creamy color peeling in papery sheets
 
  
 
== Additional Images ==
 
== Additional Images ==
  
 
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File:14_River Birch_100x_Rad.jpg|thumb|River Birch (''Betula nigra'')
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File:14_River Birch_100x_Tan.jpg|thumb|River Birch (''Betula nigra'')
 
File:14_River Birch_100x_Tran.jpg|River Birch  (''Betula nigra'')
 
File:14_River Birch_100x_Tran.jpg|River Birch  (''Betula nigra'')
File:bnigraformv1.jpg|Black birch  ''Betula nigra''
 
 
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== Resources and Citations ==
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 104
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 104
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* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  
* Website address 1  Comment: Virginia Tech Dencrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
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* Virginia Tech Dencrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  
* Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com  Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Birch (Accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
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* Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Birch (Accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
 
* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

Latest revision as of 17:17, 4 September 2020

Black birch Betula nigra

Description

A common name for two Birch trees, Betula lenta (sweet birch) and Betula nigra (river birch), native to eastern North America. Black birch has a hard, dense wood with a straight, fine grain. It is used for cabinetry and flooring.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Betula lenta; Betula nigra; bouleau noir (Fr.); sweet birch; cherry birch; river birch

Physical and Chemical Properties

Tree height= 20-25m Bark is smooth creamy color that peels in papery sheets

Additional Images

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 104
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Virginia Tech Dencrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998