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Northwest Missouri State University

Common Alder

Alnus glutinosa

Western Asia. Leaves alternate, simple, 2 to 4 inches long, broadly ovate and doubly serrate. Forty to 60 foot tree. Prefer; wet areas. This tree has the ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen, and its charcoal is used in the manufacture of fireworks.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.158 W94 52.955

Trail Number: T16

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Fruit - Common Alder

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Summer '08 - Common Alder