University of Rhode Island

Alnus incana ssp. rugosa

Speckled Alder

Shrub or small, multi-stemmed tree with dull dark green toothed oval leaves. White lenticels in speckles on stems. Full sun to partial shade, tolerates wet soil. Native to RI. 15-25' x 6-12'.

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 613.

Kenneth Dritz @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA.

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