black alder

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black alder

1. A Eurasian alder tree (Alnus glutinosa) that grows in wet soil and is naturalized in parts of North America.
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black′ al′der

1. a holly, Ilex verticillata, of E and midwestern North America, bearing red fruit that remains through early winter.
2. a European alder, Alnus glutinosa, having a gray bark and sticky foliage.
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The increase in nitrogen concentration is more clearly evident under [N.sub.2]-fixing black alder plantation [17], but the abundance of [N.sub.2]-fixing legume family species could also be an important source for nitrogen [28, 29].
Black Alder is a classy rival but is far from certain to break from one, while Shlowdown Sally finished behind the selection here on May 14.
Other species are black alder, grey alder, aspen, ash, and oak groves.
This study was designed to determine some physical and mechanical properties of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) made of black alder (Alnus glutinosa).
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Our black alder tree reveals this woodpecker activity.
Black alder and grey alder (Alnus incana) grow in northern Europe and western Siberia.
Some common nurse-tree species are black locust, black alder, autumn olive, bicolor lespedeza, and indigo bush.
ALDER at Sunderland BLACK ALDER makes his competitive debut for Liz McNair in a 450m open at Sunderland on Saturday as he completes his preparation for the William Hill Classic starting over the course and distance a week later.

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