gray alder


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Noun1.gray alder - native to Europe but introduced in America
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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incana (European gray alder) was introduced in 1780, as a shelter and ornamental tree (Hadfield 1968).
Nonglandular leaf trichomes as short-term inducible defense of the gray alder, Alnus incana (L.), against the chrysomelid beetle, Agelastica alni L.