Alnus incana subsp. rugosa (Du Roi) R.T.Clausen
  • Cornell Univ. Agric. Exp. Sta. Mem.
  • Speckled alder, tag alder, swamp alder, aulne blanchâtre


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Alnus incana subsp. rugosa (Du Roi) R.T.Clausen. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000946067. Accessed on: 05 Dec 2020'

General Information

Shrubs , open, spreading, to 9 m. Bark dark grayish to reddish brown, smooth; lenticels whitish, prominent, horizontal. Winter buds parallel to twig, ellipsoid, 3--7 mm, apex acute or obtuse; stalks 2--4 mm. Leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 4--11 × 3--8 cm, firm, base cuneate to narrowly rounded, margins usually coarsely doubly serrate, toothed to base, apex acute or short-acuminate to slightly obtuse; surfaces abaxially often glaucous, glabrous to sparsely pubescent, often more densely so on veins, slightly to not noticeably resin-coated. Inflorescences: staminate catkins in 1 or more clusters of 2--4, 2--7 cm; pistillate catkins in 1 or more clusters of 2--6. Infructescences ovoid, 1--1.7 × 0.8--1.2 cm; peduncles 1--5 mm. 2 n = 28.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Speckled alder, tag alder, swamp alder, aulne blanchâtre

     Information From

    Betulaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).