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Synonyms for cottonwood

American basswood of the Allegheny region

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Because they often break branches to retrieve the distal catkins and seed pods, numerous Black Cottonwood trees in certain areas have many missing branches and, in some cases, the entire top of the tree has been reduced to a bare trunk and the tree may not produce flowers again for several years (MFW and others, pers.
After wolves were eliminated from Yellowstone National Park in 1926, cottonwood tree regeneration dropped precipitously, as elk could then munch on saplings without risk of being hunted.
This was a fairly large cottonwood tree, not something small enough to reach around and lock my arms together.
The researchers determined the haze of hydrocarbon aerosols was probably made up of fluffy, microscopic particles shaped somewhat like cottonwood tree seeds that would have blocked UV but allowed visible light through to Earth's surface, Wolf said.
The former is an evergreen tree; the mangrove hibiscus, cottonwood tree and sea hibiscus are its common names.
Case in point, the cottonwood tree (Populus deltoides) in the willow family.
The par-four 18th is a great finish with a creek winding down the left and a tall cottonwood tree making life difficult if you go too far right.
Amidst painful pasts beginning to resurface and new secrets freshly buried, it would take a "knobby-kneed buckskin" mule, a cheap pocket knife and a lifeless Cottonwood tree to form a lasting friendship that would gray the stark lines between black and white and begin the delicate mending of family ties in the tender heart of a young boy.
Catherine MacDonald, Ayr AActually the name of a species of cottonwood tree, it gave its name to a San Franciscan mission in San Antonio where 180 Americans were slaughtered by 4000 Mexicans in 1836.
Under the cottonwood tree in our back yard, we have a 10 x 10-ft.
A bald eagle glides by en route to its evening roost on the branch of a cottonwood tree. Some might say it doesn't get any better than this.
A volunteer in Montana drove a snowplow 70 miles across road-less terrain to get seeds from a cottonwood tree mentioned in the journals of Lewis and Clark.
These men also carve wooden replicas of the kachina they represent out of the root of the cottonwood tree. The men give the replicas to Hopi infants and young girls in the tribe.
A large, circular open-frame lodge is ritually constructed in imitation of the world's creation with a sacred cottonwood tree in the center that links sky and earth.