Definition of Alnus vulgaris
1. Noun. Medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins; leaves are hairy beneath.
Group relationships: Alnus, Genus Alnus
Generic synonyms: Alder, Alder Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alnus Vulgaris
Literary usage of Alnus vulgaris
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"alnus vulgaris Hill, Brit. Herb. 510. 1756. Alnus glutinosa Gaertn. Fr. & Sem. 2: 54. 1791. 75° and a trunk diameter of 2!°, the bark smooth, A tree, ..."
2. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"The European Black Alder [alnus vulgaris Hill.] is somewhat planted for ornament in this country and is reported in several localities as escaped from ..."
3. Illustrated Key to the Wild and Commonly Cultivated Trees of the by James Franklin Collins, Howard Willis Preston (1912)
"European Black Alder, alnus vulgaris Hill. 121. Leaves conspicuously longer than broad. Margins with very small teeth. Me. southward along the coast. (Fig. ..."
4. Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.: Consisting by John Nichols (1817)
"... a sort of alnus vulgaris, but differs from ours by having a membrane joined to the Cones. The other is a sort of Jacea, with very narrow leaves, ..."