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poplar

Hebrew: libneh, “white”, (Gen. 30:37; Hos. 4:13)

in all probability the storax tree (Styrax officinalis) or white poplar, distinguished by its white blossoms and pale leaves

It is common in the Anti-Libanus. Other species of the poplar are found in Israel, such as the white poplar (P. alba), the black poplar (P. nigra), and the aspen (P. tremula). (See WILLOW.)

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