Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1861

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 4-parted, pistillate calyx absent
Petals absent in pistillate flowers
4 stamens in staminate flowers
Inferior ovary
Flowers in catkins (staminate catkins elongate)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Alnus spp.   FAMILY Betulaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alnus spp.   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 054-01-000:
Alnus spp.   FAMILY Betulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Alder


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