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White Alder

Alnus rhombifolia

Plant Description

Fast-growing tree that is tolerant of seasonal inundation. This tree helps to build soil fertility by fixing atmospheric nitrogen. Grows along streams and tolerates poor and disturbed soils to provide shade and erosion control. Fast growing and short-lived (50 years).

Plant Details

Life Forms
Soil and Moisture Conditions
Special Uses
Shade Preference
Mature Height 40-80’
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