Mountain alder (Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia)
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Latin (scientific) name: Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia
Common English name: Mountain alder
Other names: Thinleaf alder
French name: Aulne à feuilles minces
Prefers moist soil conditions.
Found in the Rocky Mountain range as far north as Alaska.
0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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