corkwood


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Synonyms for corkwood

very small deciduous dioecious tree or shrub of damp habitats in southeastern United States having extremely light wood

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Letters were sent inviting property owners and residents in the two-block area - along Cedar and Corkwood avenues between Avenues H-8 and H-12 - to attend the meeting.
Carnegie, DW 1998 (1898), Spinifex and sand: a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia, Arthur Pearson Ltd, London, facsimile Corkwood Press, South Australia.
edited with an introduction by Peter Monteath, Corkwood Press, nd, xii + 86 pages; ISBN 1 87624 713 4.
In the West Indies, balsa is known as West Indian corkwood.
One of those assumptions has to do with density; as mentioned above, trees growing on steep, rocky, thin soil grow more slowly, causing the growth rings to be narrower and the corkwood more dense.