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Alnus rubra - Red Alder

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Height: Rapid-growing native deciduous tree to 80-100 feet tall.

Habitat: Grows best in moist to well drained areas in full to part sun.

Foliage: Bright green toothed leaves that are a bit grayer on the underside.

Flowers: Catkins form before the leaves in March to April. Small brown pinecones (nutlet) stay on tree all winter.

Bark: Thin gray bark.

Natural Habitat: These trees are found in moist lower elevation forests.

Why is it good for my garden? Beautiful Fall colors. Nitrogen-fixing pioneer species on mineral soils. American Goldfinch like this plant.

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