Calflora
Taxon  Report   9664    
Alnus incana  (L.) Moench
Gray alder
Alnus incana
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Alnus incana
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Alnus incana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Alnus incana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alnus incana
© 2018 David popp
Family: BETULACEAE  
Genus: Alnus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Alnus incana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALIN2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 19, 2019).