Alnus incana tenufolia

Mountain Alder
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia

Family: Birch (Betulaceae)
AKA: Thinleaf Alder
Photo taken on: June 13, 2008
Location: Almont, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Beside streams and lakes

Grows to 30ft, branched at base with smooth gray bark. Leaves are oval and have prominent veins. Flowers are catkins that appear before the leaves open.

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