In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1also poplar treemasculine álamo (blanco)masculine álamo negromasculine chopo negro
- Apple, willow, birch, poplar, citrus, alder and maple are varieties we have used.
- There were twenty-one poplars, silver maples and white birch and a large number of saplings and brush removed.
- Along many canals, settlers had planted native cottonwood trees or imported species, like poplars, salt cedars, and pecans, at regular intervals.
- Upstairs, corner windows in bedrooms give more sweeping views of the property's black cherry trees, poplars and white pines.
- They use invader species of trees - eucalyptus, poplar, pine and cedar - to produce exciting wooden pots and other forms of art.
- Hurricane Hugo had just come through, leveling the tulip poplars and other trees that had obstructed a view of the town and the Virginia mountains in the distance.
- Rosemary, thyme, blackberry bushes and wild flowers abound near the river banks, shadowed by poplars and pine trees.
- In Prussia the coal of the alder, limetree, poplar, elder, willow, hemp, and hazel is used for powder.
- This is not an exhaustive list of places in the book, but I would suggest that these poems arise from these places and are rooted in these places just as day lilies or tulip poplars are rooted in the places from which they spring.
- Birches, tulip poplars, and hickories, are yellow in the fall.
- The poplar and willow trees line the opposite bank of the River Kennet from the Town Mill homes.
- The trees include willow, cherry, poplar, acers, larch, ash, birch, sycamore, elder and sitka spruce.
- Among the 68 trees to be cut are American elms, sycamores, tulip poplars, a couple of Yoshino cherries, a dogwood, and one cucumber magnolia.
- The most common forms included beech-like trees, poplars, willows, cattails, sumac, soapberry, and conifers such as pines, sequoias, and false cypress.
- The Asian longhorned beetle that invaded New York in 1996 has since killed thousands of the state's hardwood trees, including maples, elms, willows, and poplars.
- Root competition from the huge tulip poplars, ashes, and sweet gum trees contributes significantly to the parched soil conditions.
- Tulip poplars are difficult to grow from seed, but director Jeff Meyer managed to get 14 healthy seedlings.
- The beetles' affinity for certain trees, like maples, poplars, willows, and elms, is significant because such attractive species may be used as sentinel trees.
- Notably, poplars and other cottonwood trees need moist soil and prefer riparian zones near streams and lakes.
- At a height of 19 metres and 22 metres, the poplar and ginkgo trees have been standing there for over 200 years.
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