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The Many Interesting Facts and Many Uses of Different Plants III

Check the plants listed below. It might be one of the plants that is growing in your yard or in the neighborhood and learn about the importance and uses of these plants. HereÂ’s the third batch of plants including their important uses and benefits just keep that mouse scrolling.

Check the plants listed below. It might be one of the plants that is growing in your yard or in the neighborhood and learn about the importance and uses of these plants.

Here’s the third batch of plants including their important uses and benefits just keep that mouse scrolling.

Box or Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens)

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1.)    it is one of the few woods that are denser than water

2.)    used to make musical instrument

3.)    furniture

4.)    it is used for chess pieces

5.)    rulers

6.)    Boxwood are grown as hedges and topiary

7.)    It is also used for high quality violin and viola fittings

Boysenberry

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Boysenberry is a trailing plant closely related to the Blueberry.

1.)    boysenberries are sold fresh, frozen or canned and are used in preserves, ice cream and yogurt

2.)    fruits are cooked and made into pies and jam

Peru Balsam (Myroxylon pereirae)

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1.)    its sticky liquid is used in cough medicines

2.)    because of its sweetish scent, it is used in the manufacture of perfumes

3.)    It is used as a flavoring and fragrance in many products

There are several species of Birch Tree. Here are the different varieties and their uses:

Sweet or Cherry Birch

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Cherry Birch is scientifically called Betula lenta. I is also commonly called Mahogany Birch or Spice Birch.

1.)    it is collected and fermented into birch beer

2.)    the sap of this tree is sweet, like the Maple tree

3.)    its sap can be boiled the same as maple sap, but its syrup is stronger

4.)    the wood is use in furniture making

Paper Birch

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It is also commonly known as American White Birch and Canoe Birch

1.)    used by American Indians to make canoes, buckets, baskets and many other articles

2.)    used for souvenirs and novelty items

3.)    the wood is excellent high-yielding firewood

4.)    it is used in furniture, flooring, popsicle sticks and oriented strand board

5.)    its sap can be boiled down to produce birch syrup.

6.)    the bark is also used to create a durable waterproof layer in the construction of sod-roofed house

Yellow Birch

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1.)    used for paneling

2.)    it is extensively used for flooring and cabinetry

3.)    it is used to make toothpicks

Water Birch

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It is also commonly known as Red Birch

1.)    it is a useful timber

2.)    it is used to treat pimples and sores

American Barberry (Berberis canadensis)

1.)    its berries can be used to make preserves

2.)    it is an alternate host to “black stem rust,” a wheat disease

Bayberry (Pimenta acris) – the true berry of West Indies and South America

1.)    yields an oil used in making bay rum

North American Bay Berries (Myrica cerifera)

1.)    the berries are used to make the bayberry candles burned at Christmas and other festive occasions

See also

The Many Interesting and many Uses of Different Plants

The Many Interesting and many Uses of Different Plants II

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Comments (2)

As always Nobert, you provided us with helpful and informative facts.

Thank you for the info, voted. : )

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