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Alnus rubra

Red Alder

A fast-growing tree to 70 feet, red alder thrives in riparian zones and other wet habitats, esp. after logging or a fire. The roots fix nitrogen in the soil, making this a valuable member of the ecosystem. Red alder wood is valuable for timber and often used for interior finishing, also to smoke meats and fish.





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