Mountain Alder

Alnus incana tenuifolia

Matchcode: ALITENUA

Height: 4 - 6m (12 - 20 FT.)

Spread: 3m (10 FT.)

Native to western Canada. Large shrub with thick oval foliage and thin, smooth, grey-green bark. Male plants have 3-4 long catkins. Suitable for bogs and stream banks. Aboriginal people used stems for making bows and snowshoes.

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