common alder

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Related to common alder: black alder, European Alder
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Synonyms for common alder

medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins

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Dry matter amounts and increment in 21- to 91-year-old common alder and grey alder and some practical implications // Ibid.
One of my all-time favourite trees, a native of our local rivers and canal sides, the common alder, Alnus glutinosa, would seem to be a innocuous, almost unimportant tree.
Like our native alder, the common alder thrives near water or on moist sites.
Common alder (Alnus glutinosa) is native to Europe and North Africa and also grows in Russia, western Asia and Japan.