Definition of Alnus rubra
1. Noun. Large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniture.
Group relationships: Alnus, Genus Alnus
Generic synonyms: Alder, Alder Tree
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Literary usage of Alnus rubra
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1. The Characteristics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale, F. S. Whitman (1873)
"GENERALITIES. o Debility, general or local, from protracted illness; loss of fluids, defective nutrition and imperfect assimilation. Alnus rubra. ..."
2. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Wherever it grows, the charm of mountain canons is strikingly enhanced by its long slender white trunks and airy crowns. 2. Alnus rubra Bong. ..."
3. The complete herbalist; or, The people their own physicians by the use of by Oliver Phelps Brown (1867)
"The Alnus rubra is indigenous to Europe and America, and blossoms in March and April ... The active principle of Alnus rubra, as prepared for practitioners, ..."