Definition of Alnus crispa
1. Noun. North American shrub with light green leaves and winged nuts.
Group relationships: Alnus, Genus Alnus
Generic synonyms: Alder, Alder Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alnus Crispa
Literary usage of Alnus crispa
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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... wet woods and swamps. Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. ssp. crispa (Ait.) Turrill Mountain alder Deciduous shrub Cool, rocky, wooded slopes. alnus crispa (Ait. ..."
2. Flora Americae Septentrionalis: Or, A Systematic Arrangement and Description by Frederick Pursh (1814)
"Betula alnus crispa. Mich.fi. amer. 2. p. 181. Betula crispa. Ait. kew. 3. p. 339. In Canada and on high mountains, ..."
3. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"The smallest species is the GREEN or MOUNTAIN ALDER (558) —alnus crispa (A. v(ridis), — which never grows to over 10 feet. It can be surely known by the ..."
4. White Mountain Trails: Tales of the Trails to the Summit of Mount Washington by Winthrop Packard (1912)
"... the seeds of Alnus mollis from the banks of the Ellis River if planted along the head wall of the Tuckerman Ravine would not grow up to be alnus crispa. ..."