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:
Name Verified on: 02-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Aug-2002
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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 (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Nova Scotia, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia

  • Cultivated


References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae) (Rhodora) 81:182-191.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • 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.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)

Synonyms:

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.