Definition of Alnus rugosa
1. Noun. Common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down.
Group relationships: Alnus, Genus Alnus
Generic synonyms: Alder, Alder Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alnus Rugosa
Literary usage of Alnus rugosa
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Alnus rugosa Spreng. Syst. 3: 848. 1826. A shrub 5°-2o° tall, or sometimes a small tree, attaining a maximum height of 40° and a trunk diameter of 6', ..."
2. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"Alnus rugosa K. Koch, 1872, Dend., vol. 11, pt. 1, p. 635. Description.—Numerous leaf impressions of this species occur in the fine silt at Drum Point, ..."