Taxon  Report   254 
Alnus viridis  (Chaix) DC.  ssp. sinuata  (Regel) A. Love & D. Love
Sitka alder
Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata
© 2010 Keir Morse
Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata
© 2010 Keir Morse
Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Alnus
Parent Record Alnus viridis
Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Alnus alnobetula
PLANTS: Alnus crispa ssp. laciniata
PLANTS: Alnus crispa ssp. sinuata
PLANTS: Alnus viridis var. sinuata
PLANTS: Duschekia sinuata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Alnus sinuata
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This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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