The mallee scrub appears like a forest of dried osier, growing so close that it is not always easy to ride through it.
The best for planting is the bitter osier, S.
OSIER (through Fr.
Osaria, auxaria, a bundle of osier or willow twigs), the common term under which are included the various species, varieties and hybrids of the genus Salix, used in the manufacture of baskets.
The chief species in cultivation are: Salix viminalis (the common osier) and S.
Scaling of Notts estimated the entire cost of an osier plantation at £33, 12s.
1 The common names given to this bird are so very inapplicable that it is a pity that "silerella" (from ssler, an osier) bestowed upon it by Sir T.
Corn is trodden by oxen, and kept in osier baskets narrowing to the top, or clay granaries.