white alder


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Synonyms for white alder

tree of western United States

shrub of eastern and southern coastal United States having beautiful racemes of spice-scented white flowers

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Natives for summer planting include California fan palm (Washingtonia filifera), jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) and the magnificent white alder tree (Alnus rhombifolia).
The DWP offers up to seven five-gallon trees, with 50 varieties from which to choose, including jacaranda, white alder, camphor tree, Canary Island pine, California sycamore and Southern magnolia.
White alder (Alnus rhombifolia) is one of the most magnificent local native trees, and it, too, relies on subterranean bacteria for a steady supply of nitrate.
It is a white alder that is more than 50 years old, yet it is the picture of health.
white alder, torrey pine and odoriferous eucalyptus.
The great deciduous trees of Los Angeles are trees that are native to this area, but slowly disappearing because of their size and maintenance cost: the California black oak (Quercus kelloggii), the California white or valley oak (Quercus lobata), the white alder (Alnus rhombifolia), and the California sycamore (Platanus racemosa).