white alder


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Noun1.White alder - tree of western United Stateswhite alder - tree of western United States  
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
2.White alder - shrub of eastern and southern coastal United States having beautiful racemes of spice-scented white flowerswhite alder - shrub of eastern and southern coastal United States having beautiful racemes of spice-scented white flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Native trees and shrubs replaced them - cottonwood, big leaf maple, red and white alder, Oregon ash and willow.
Among those trees currently available are crape myrtle, coast live oak, holly oak, white alder, Chinese pistachio, 'Raywood' ash, chitalpa, Australian willow, paperbark, camphor, southern Magnolia, 'Purple Robe' black locust, lemon and weeping bottlebrushes, tipu, ginkgo and fern pine.
As in spring the cambium of both black and white alder contains sweet red sap, children would chew fine alder twigs or pieces of cambium cut off a bigger tree; as a result of this their mouths became red (suud lepased) (EM; Viires 1975 : 102).
This flat and easy loop features picnic areas, parks, and resting points where riders can stop and appreciate the river and the trail's willow, white alder, and valley oak woodlands.