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Common Alder (Alnus glutinosa)


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The Alder is a common waterside tree. It can reach 20 meters. The bark is grey brown with shallow fissures and in spring it produces rounded leaved, often with a slight indent at the tip. Mature trees have open slightly straggly crowns. Picture taken on 3rd June 2006 at Felmersham, Bedfordshire

10th Jul 2006 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

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