Definition of Gray alder
1. Noun. Native to Europe but introduced in America.
Group relationships: Alnus, Genus Alnus
Generic synonyms: Alder, Alder Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray Alder
Literary usage of Gray alder
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1. Salmon and Trout by Dean Sage, Charles Haskins Townsend, Hugh McCormick Smith, William Charles Harris (1904)
"With lead-colored wings, this fly is also called a gray alder. Hare's Ear.— Body, mouse-colored mohair, picked out at shoulder to represent legs; wings, ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... leaves, and stalks are covered with drops of water, the most characteristic plants are the gray alder (Alnus incana) and the Gray Willow (Salix incana), ..."
3. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"gray alder. Brown Hackle. Queen of the Water. Gray Hackle. Black Gnat. Jungle Cock. A selection with various colored bodies, but always the spotted wing, ..."
4. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"gray alder. Brown Hackle. Queen of the Water. Gray Hackle. Black Gnat Jungle Cock. A selection with various colored bodies, but always the spotted wing, ..."
5. Norsk, Lapp, and Finn or, travel tracings from the far north of Europe. by Frank Vincent (1881)
"In this great division of the earth, instead of large showy flowers and gigantic parasitic plants, one finds the dwarf birch, the gray alder shrub, ..."
6. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1905)
"In low spots two or three kinds of -willows and the gray alder flourish. Of shrubs which attracted attention by their vigour and ..."