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Alnus serrulata

Common Name(s):
Tag alder, Hazel alder
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Spreads by suckers; fruit eaten by birds

Height:
15-20 ft.
Flower:
Bright yellow catkins in spring; .5 cone-shaped fruit persists through the winter
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types (moist, dry, poor)
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Multi-stemmed
Leaf:
2 to 4 in. alternate, simple leaves; yellow and orange fall color

NCCES plant id: 1910

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