Taxon: Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.

Genus: Alnus
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 316543
Place of publication: N. Amer. Sylv. 1:33. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • California alder  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • mountain alder  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • white alder  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)

Check other web resources for Alnus rhombifolia Nutt. :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image