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Alnus rhombifolia


Order: Fagales
   Family: Betulaceae
            Genus: Alnus
                        Specie: Alnus rhombifolia

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Diamond shaped leaves on pendulous branches

Uses: Shade tree Riverbank binder

Zones: 6-9

Description: In the western USA this is a common tree found growing along the sides of streams. It usually attains a height of 50 ft (15 m), developing a spreading rounded crown. The tips of the slender branches are pendulous. Its leaves are often diamond-shaped. Thei

Growth Habit: Spreading rounded crown

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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