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Alders Group

  
To see all  Alders  in order by Common Name     START HERE
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Alders can be quite confusing and difficult to tell apart! European Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa) is often mistaken for Speckled Alder (Alnus incana).

See also Alder: The Nitrogen Fix, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney.

Please note that Alder-leaved Buckthorn (Rhamnus alnifolia) is not an Alder.


Green Alder (L), Speckled Alder (M) & European Black Alder (R) compared.

  
To see all  Alders  in order by Common Name     START HERE