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SPECIES:  Alnus viridis subsp. crispa


SPECIES: Alnus viridis subsp. crispa
AUTHORSHIP AND CITATION : Matthews, Robin F. 1992. Alnus viridis subsp. crispa. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: [].
ABBREVIATION : ALNVIRC ALNVIR SYNONYMS : Alnus viridis (Villars) Lam. var. crispa (Michx.) House [65] A. crispa (Ait.) Pursh subsp. crispa [30] SCS PLANT CODE : ALVIC ALVIC2 COMMON NAMES : mountain alder American green alder TAXONOMY : The currently accepted scientific name of mountain alder is Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. subsp. crispa (Ait.) Turrill. Sitka alder, Alnus viridis subsp. sinuata (Regel) A. Love & D. Love, and Siberian alder, Alnus viridis subsp. fruticosa (Ruprecht) Nyman, are other subspecies of green alder (A. viridis) occurring in North America [31,64,67,68]. The subspecies interbreed where their ranges overlap [10,21,30,36,58]. Information presented in this text is for mountain alder. LIFE FORM : Shrub FEDERAL LEGAL STATUS : No special status OTHER STATUS : NO-ENTRY

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