Alnus crispa/Green Alder, Northern Alder
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A shrubby tree in Ankorage, Alaska
Dark green foliage in Alaska
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Green Alder, Northern Alder
3, 4, 5
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Sun, Part Sun
Well drained, Moist
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Grows from Labarador to Alaska and southward at high altitudes of the mountains areas even those in North Carolina and Tennessee. A large shrub or small tree up to 25 feet in height. Flowers not showy and seeds are a reddish samara which are mature in late summer. Requires a moist soil and cool summer for best growth.
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