A great hive of maggots, a brown clot, in the arms of a red birch, broke as Manuel swung the knife.
Outside of Indiana it is known as red birch and river birch.
Birch is commercially divided, according to the quantity of heartwood present, into white birch and red birch.
The “red birch” is still another species, which takes its name from the reddish hue of its bark.
A number of stocks of red birch, white birch and scrub oak grafted with European hazels and chinkapins, but the grafts all died.
The first bird seen in the woods was a white-breasted nuthatch, working on the trunk of a red birch on the river bottom.