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Alnus glutinosa

Alnus glutinosa

Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. Engl.: common alder, black alder, European alder. Deu.: Schwarz-Erle. Suom.: tervaleppä. Sven.: klibbal, al, grönal. Bot. syn.: Alnus alnus (L.) Britt., Alnus rotundifolia Mill., Alnus vulgaris Hill., Betula alnus L. var. glutinosa L.

Alder leaf? Yum!

Henriette's herbal blog: It's entirely possible that I've finally found a local substitute for licorice.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 12.

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Catkins, not quite open yet, bright red. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 16.

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Flowering branch, with last years' cones. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 15.

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Catkins, not quite open yet, bright red - and female flowers. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 14.

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Branch in flower: male (catkin) and female flowers. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 13.

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Flowers: male (catkin) and female. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 11.

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Male and female flowers. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 10.

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Branch in flower. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2008-03-29.

Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn., Tervaleppä.

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Vanhoja tekstejä: Suomen myrkylliset ja lääkekasvit, 1936.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 9.

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f. pyramidalis. Catkins, not yet fully open. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-04-22.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 8.

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f. pyramidalis. Tree before the leaves sprout. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2006-04-22.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 6.

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Male catkins and female (red) flowers. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2005-05-08.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 7.

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Male catkins and female (red) flowers. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2005-05-08.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 5.

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Branches in flower. Tammisaari archipelago, Finland. Wild. 2005-05-08.

Spring.

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Henriette's herbal blog: The first signs of spring.

Alnus cones vs. tormentil root.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Tormentil is strange, but so is alder.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 4.

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Cones in winter. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 2005-01-19.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 3.

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Branch with cones in winter. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 2005-01-19.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 1.

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Branch with green cones. Goslar, Germany. Wild. 2004-09-20.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa 2.

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Green cones and leaf. Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 2003-05-01.

Photo: Alnus glutinosa.

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Branch in flower. Vanhakaupunginlahti, Helsinki, Finland. Wild. 2000-04-01.


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