red alder


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Noun1.red alder - large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniturered alder - large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniture
Alnus, genus Alnus - alders
alder tree, alder - north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
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1 ]Reference is made to Schuster Tanger, who is Co-Managing Member of Red Alder Master Fund L.
Red alder has morphed from a nuisance tree to a respected hardwood in North America and beyond.
To kill broadleaf vegetation, particularly red alder, that competes with conifer trees planted after clear-cutting.
RED ALDER IS A WEST COAST HARDWOOD that has undergone an impressive evolution.
Hart SC, Binkley D, Perry DA (1997) Influence of red alder on soil nitrogen transformations in two conifer forests of contrasting productivity.
The tiny saplings I saw--redosier dogwood, red alder, black cottonwood, sitka spruce and western redcedar among others--will one day make up another dense riparian forest, similar to Squalicum Creek, where salmon can thrive.
Despite these trends, essentially no red alder from southeastern Alaska is processed into secondary wood products.
Red alder is a medicinal plant that has been used almost as a cure-all by Native American tribes of the Pacific Coast.
Steve then crept 50 yards down and across a small draw, slid behind a big red alder tree, and began to make soft cow mews.
Types of wood that should be in demand over the upcoming year include tulip wood, red alder and white and red oak, as well as other species such as ash, cherry and hard maple.