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Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata
mountain alder, Sitka alder

Distribution: Widely distributed throughout the mountainous areas on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to northern California, east to Alberta and the northern Rocky Mountain States.

Habitat: Moist areas, low to high elevations

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. ssp. sinuata (Regel) A. Löve & D. Löve
Publication: Univ. Colorado Stud., Ser. Biol. 17: 20. 1965. 1965.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Alnus alnobetula (Ehrh.) K. Koch
Alnus crispa (Aiton) Pursh ssp. laciniata Hultén [VPBC1]
Alnus crispa (Aiton) Pursh ssp. sinuata (Regel) Hultén [VPBC1]
Alnus sinuata (Regel) Rydb. [HC]
Alnus sitchensis (Regel) Sarg.
Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. var. sinuata Regel
Duschekia sinuata (Regel) Pouzar
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata information.

E-Flora BC: Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata photos.

USDA Plants: Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata information.

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