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Taxon: Alnus serrulata (Aiton) Willd.

 
Genus: Alnus
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 104813
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):336. 1805
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/671006
Name Verified on: 02-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (9 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • common alder  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • hazel alder  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • smooth alder  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • tag alder  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, Québec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae). Rhodora 81:182-191.
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Murai, S. 1964. Phytotaxonomical and geobotanical studies on genusAlnus in Japan. III. Taxonomy of whole world species and distribution of each section. Bull. Gov. Forest Exp. Sta., Meguro 171:56.
  11. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  12. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  13. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  14. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Betulaceae&GenusID=Alnus&SpeciesID=serrulata target='_blank'
  15. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Alnus serrulata (Aiton) Willd. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Alnus serrulata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?104813. Accessed 18 September 2019.