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|Family: Betulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Alnus viridis (Chaix) Lam. & DC.
Habit: Shrub. Stem: trunks < 8 m. Leaf: blade narrow- to broad-ovate, base tapered to cordate, tip acute or short-acuminate to tapered, margin +- flat, adaxially yellow-green to dark green, hairs sparse, especially on veins, moderately to heavily resinous. Inflorescence: appearing with or before leaves.
Note: 2 other subspecies in Canada, Europe.
Synonyms: Betula viridis Chaix
eFlora Treatment Author: John O. Sawyer, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Alnus rubra
Next taxon: Alnus viridis subsp. fruticosa
Citation for this treatment: John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2017. Alnus viridis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=12727, accessed on March 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 26, 2017.