Calflora
Taxon  Report   253    
Alnus rubra  Bong.
Oregon alder,  Red alder
Alnus rubra, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: BETULACEAE  
Genus: Alnus
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Alnus oregona
PLANTS: Alnus oregona var. pinnatisecta
More information about  Alnus rubra
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALRU2)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2019).