speckled alder


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Related to speckled alder: smooth alder, Alnus rugosa
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Noun1.speckled alder - common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored downspeckled alder - common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down
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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Study locations: We selected six natural areas in the upper Midwestern United States (Figure 1) having communities containing the actinorhizal trees and shrubs speckled alder [Alnus incana (L.
The area is being replanted with a variety of wetland flowers, such as blue wood aster and trailing arbutus, and native wetland shrubs, such as sweet fern, buttonbush, speckled alder, sweet gale and swamp rose.
speckled alder (Alnus rugosa Clausen), eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis Carr.