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|Family: Betulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Alnus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Alnus viridis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Alnus viridis (Chaix) Lam. & DC. subsp. fruticosa (Rupr.) Nyman
Stem: trunks < 3 m. Leaf: blade firm, broad-ovate, base rounded to cordate, tip acute to short-acuminate, generally densely serrate, adaxially dark green, shiny, abaxially green, hairs sparse, especially on veins, moderately to heavily resinous.
Ecology: Rocky to sandy coasts, streamsides, damp open areas; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, western Canada, northern Asia. Flowering Time: Spring
Synonyms: Alnus fruticosa Rupr.
eFlora Treatment Author: John O. Sawyer, Jr.
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Citation for this treatment: John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2016. Alnus viridis subsp. fruticosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=49087, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.