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The Galician riverside tree communities consist mostly of alder tree forests and, only in the case of a few rivers in eastern Galicia, poplar tree forests.
School textbooks may feature bean plants in the diagram of nitrogen fixation, but the Frankia genus of bacteria evoke nodules in un-beanish plants, such as alder trees and bayberries.
Library officials speculated the hawks might be feeding on the rats or rabbits that live in the ivy below the alder trees.
Six red alder trees were selected from an uncultivated site as representative specimens.
A closer look over several visits revealed that Clearwater Marine was actually harvesting an underwater stand of western redcedar, hemlock, white fir, cottonwood, maple, and alder trees.
The presence of ancient, pollarded alder trees suggest that the early settlers created a landscape of thickets of woodland, glades, pasture and meadows.
Alder trees, which used to be coppiced to make charcoal and clogs, have been thinned out so that light gets to the water and more vegetation grows.
Campaign spokesman Shaun Russell said: 'The idea is to create a 'really rubbish' wood with willow and alder trees growing in a 1,200 square metre plot next to the park's lake.
In most of Southeast Alaska, red alder trees line the roads.
Crystal clear waters flow over a rumbling of rocks in these creeks, forming pools that reflect the shiny green leaves of alder trees.
The season can start as early as January when hazel and alder trees release pollen.
Prince Charles wanted the kitchen cupboards made from home-grown oak and the floor made of tiles crafted from 100-year-old alder trees.
Larvae of the hook-tip moth, a common resident of birch and alder trees in the northeastern United States, spin silk stitches to create folded-leaf retreats, explains Jane Yack of Cornell University.
After a stop at the visitor center, where the film is screened, the tour buses climb through a river valley that is exhibiting remarkable resiliency, again home to alder trees, Douglas fir, salmon, rainbow trout and elk.
Alder trees do have an amazing ability to spring up and thrive on land that has been ravaged by fire, earthquakes or logging.