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*Alnus glutinosa (Linnaeus) Gaertner. Black Alder, European Alder. Phen: Mar-May. Hab: Disturbed areas, suburban woodlands, wetland restoration areas (where sometimes planted and spreading). Dist: Native of Europe. Sometimes cultivated, especially northward, and naturalizing in wetlands southwards at least to e. TN and w. NC. Also been reported for Morgan County, TN (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997). Reported as well-established in Washington County VA (Virginia Botanical Associates 2018).

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA3, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa; = Alnus alnus (L.) Britton; = n/a – Tat

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FACW
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW

Heliophily: 7

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷

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