"Oh, they're so messy," said the innkeeper. The windy, rainy day had pruned a dozen twiggy branches that were now lying on the snow beneath the birches. Every wind, every rain, every snow brings down more branches. In the spring, there are the catkins--the birch tree flowers.
|River birch catkins|
The river birch are beautiful. And they are messy.
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