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  • Long, obovate-lanceolate in shape and yellowish-green; the dioecious flowers, which are small and nearly of the same colour but,yellower, appear in February and March; the white berry when ripe is filled with a viscous semitransparent pulp (whence bird-lime is derived).
  • In this species the fructification is conical or lanceolate, and is found in April on short, stout, unbranched stems which have large loose sheaths.
  • In America several oaks exist with narrow lanceolate leaves, from which characteristic they are known as "willow oaks."
  • The leaves are three or four in number, flat, lanceolate, erect and sheathing; and there is no stem.
  • Serratifolia, having linear-lanceolate sharply serrulate leaves, and B.

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