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.

128. Betula alnus.

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128. Betula alnus. Gamla texter: Svensk Botanik, band 2, 1803. Text Conrad Quensel, illustration J. W. Palmstruch.

Alder leaf? Yum!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leppä ja sen kävyt.

Henrietten yrttisivut: lehtijuttuja.

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

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

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

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

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

Alnus cones vs. tormentil root.

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

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

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

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

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

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