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Cotton-wood, beech, maple, hickory, and white oak, are the trees in greatest abundance.
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Below this the country is of various aspects-hills, bottom-land, and high rocky bluffs; and towards the mouth, cotton-wood trees, (_populus angulata_), and cane brakes, are interspersed along the banks.
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Numerous islands are interspersed through this river; and from the mouth of the Ohio, tall cotton-wood trees and cane-brakes grow in immense quantities along the banks; the latter, being evergreens, have a pleasing effect in the winter season.
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The surrounding country is level, utterly devoid of trees, except the willows and cotton-woods that line the Los Angeles Creek and the acequias, or ditches, which lead from it.
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A blasted cotton-wood with a single black arm extended over the tules stood ominously against the dark sky.
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The elder man dismounted and leading Gideon to the blasted cotton-wood, pointed to a pinioned man seated at its foot with an armed guard over him.
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While Pitts and I were waiting for Bob and Chadwell we scouted about, going to Madelia and as far as the eastern part of Cotton-wood county, to familiarize ourselves with the country.
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We crossed a sun-scorched plain on the next morning; the line of old cotton-wood trees that fringed the bank of the Platte forming its extreme verge.
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At length we ascended a high hill, our horses treading upon pebbles of flint, agate, and rough jasper, until, gaining the top, we looked down on the wild bottoms of Laramie Creek, which far below us wound like a writhing snake from side to side of the narrow interval, amid a growth of shattered cotton-wood and ash trees.
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An old huge cotton-wood tree spread its branches horizontally over our tent.
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There were dense copses on our right; the cliffs, too, were half hidden by shrubbery, though behind us a few cotton-wood trees, dotting the green prairie, alone impeded the view, and friend or enemy could be discerned in that direction at a mile's distance.
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Then we traveled on, guided by the sun, until, just before sunset, we reached another stream, called Bitter Cotton-wood Creek.
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The old cotton-wood trees that grew along the bank, lamentably abused by lightning and tempest, were withering with the drought, and on the dead limbs, at the summit of the tallest, half a dozen crows were hoarsely cawing like birds of evil omen as they were.
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We got under an old cotton-wood tree which stood by the side of a stream, and waited there till the rage of the torrent had passed.
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There were no spruce forests upon this side, but the long incline was merely a sheet of rough prairie grass about 18 inches high, intersected by deep ravines, filled with dwarf cotton-wood trees, resembling the silver-barked black poplar.
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My men were thoroughly experienced, and the noise made by the horses in struggling over stones and in rustling through the cotton-wood trees was quite sufficient to disturb any animals that might have been there; accordingly they seldom tapped the tree-stems.
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They resembled the wintry appearance of a large branch from an oak tree, and this was the prize which I could not distinctly see when entangled in the cotton-wood, within my grasp.
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There are also isolated patches of cotton-wood upon the sides of slopes, which afford excellent covert for deer and bears.
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A thick grove of cotton-woods fringed the bank of the river, and under their shade had been erected a number of seats of japanned mason-work, in a style peculiar to Spanish countries.
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Evening after evening we sought the grove of cotton-woods, and, seated upon one of the benches, together watched the glowing sunset.
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Examples of Cotton-wood

Example #1
Spice-wood, sassafras, and dittany, are also plenty.
Example #2
These islands are generally covered with "cane brakes," and low brush wood, which renders it difficult to effect a passage across them.
Example #3
The junction of these two noble rivers, the Ohio and Mississippi, is really a splendid sight-the scenery is picturesque, and the water at the point of union is fully two miles broad.
Example #4
The windings are extremely uniform, with few exceptions, curving in a serpentine form in so regular a manner, that the Indians always calculated the distance by the number of bends.
Example #5
The windings of the Mississippi are, like those of the Ohio, constant, but not so serpentine, and some of them are of immense magnitude.
Example #6
As far as great things can be compared to small, it much resembles, within its banks, the Rhone when flooded, as it sweeps through the department of Vaucluse, after its junction with the Saone. From St. Louis to New Orleans, a distance of twelve hundred miles, there are but six elevated points-the four Chickesaw bluffs, the Iron banks, and the Walnut hills.