grey alder

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Synonyms for grey alder

native to Europe but introduced in America

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Besides the conifers you'd expect, look for Western water birch (Betula occidentalis), attractive in loose groups along a stream; mountain alder (Alnus tenuifolia), useful for stabilizing soil in moist areas; quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides), which shimmers gold in fall; mountain maple (Acer glabrum), a small multi-trunked tree that thrives in well-drained soil; and mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia), with ferny foliage and colorful summer berries.
were fed Populus tremuloides, Pyrrhalta were fed Ulmus pumila, and both Papilio species were fed Alnus tenuifolia; in all cases, these hosts allowed rapid larval growth and high survival.
For example, an Alnus tenuifolia leaf with fresh mass of 433 mg and estimated water content of 65% was painted with 0.14 mL of condensed tannin solution (= [433.0.35-0.06]/65 mL).
alaxensis, and Alnus tenuifolia (Scriber and Ayres 1990).