Taxon  Report   9664 
Alnus incana  (L.) Moench
Gray alder
Alnus incana
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Alnus incana
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Alnus incana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Alnus incana, 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 incana
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Family: BETULACEAE  
Genus: Alnus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Alnus incana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALIN2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2016).

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