You play it by hitting the outside with a big wooden kiyak and the inside with a small osier which plays the part of the small drum, not used in Bulgarian folk music.
The major species are mountain alder, rose spiraea, red osier (the same species found in the eastern United States), and at least three species of willows (Scouler's, arroyo, and Salix lasiandra).
You then discover the placidity of Berkshire: hawthorn, alder and osier hemming in the path; beyond them, water meadows where horses pad about.
Area 3 is near the base of the point about 10 km west of Area 2 and consists of a small mixed woodlot adjacent to damp areas dominated by dense shrubs (primarily red osier dogwood [Cornus stoloniferal).
Reed-fringed dykes in the very centre of the vast Halvergate marshes harbour a few in winter; Fenland osier copses are equally attractive.
On the way the road crosses Big Blackhawk Creek and parallels Little Blackhawk Creek, which like Butterfly Creek are lined with dense thickets of willows, alders, and red osier dogwoods.
The shrub layer includes mugwort, red osier , silver buffaloberry, and Woods' rose.
The shrub layer was variable in density and composition but included beaked hazelnut, green alder, rose (Rosa spp.), red osier dogwood, and saskatoon.
Similarly, when flooded, the common osier is able to aerate upper adventitious roots, while deeper roots rely on anoxia-tolerance for their survival.
The Lycians are cutting osiers by a pool and will not let her drink the water; indeed to make sure she cannot refresh herself, they stomp around in the mud, stirring up the silt on the bottom out of pure spite.