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European Alder Fact Sheet

Family:  Betulaceae - Birch family
Latin name:  Alnus glutinosa
Common name:  European alder, Common alder, Black alder
Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, full view of tree Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, bark Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, male catkins Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, female catkins Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, winter cones Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, winter cones and catkins Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification, full view of tree Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification, bark Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification, late summer, bud on stalk Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification, late summer male and female catkins Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification , topside of leaf Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification, underside of leaf Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification catkins and leaf Alnus glutinosa - European alder late summer identification catkins, cones and leaf

All photos on this page were taken at The Morton Arboretum.

Resources:

http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/alnglua.pdf

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