a North American birch, Betula alleghaniensis (or B. lutea), having yellowish or silvery gray bark.
the hard, light, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in the construction of furniture, buildings, boxes, etc.
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How to use yellow birch in a sentence
One day last fall, I drove an hour down a dirt road to a new-to-me unmarked trail and found it covered in yellow birch leaves, camouflaging it with the rest of the woods.Navigating the World with a Terrible Sense of Direction | awise | July 12, 2021 | Outside Online
On looking around I saw where one had been at work excavating a lodge in a small yellow birch.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
They are the natural home of the black and yellow birch, which grow here to unusual size.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
Salt fish were stacked up on the wharves, looking like corded wood, maple and yellow birch with the bark left on.Cape Cod | Henry D. Thoreau
At every turn it mirrored back the slanting forms of the white and the yellow birch, or slept under green mantles of lily pads.Bylow Hill | George Washington Cable
The high ridge running through the region bears a splendid forest of maple, yellow birch, and linden, with little if any hemlock.