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Native Plant Guide

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Alnus viridis

Deciduous Tree

Height: 30 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: moist

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

This alder stays smaller than the red alder and can handle poor nutient soils with sufficient water. The edges of the leaves have finer sharper teeth than the common red alder.

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