Alnus oblongifolia Torr.
Betulaceae (Birch Family)
USDA Symbol: ALOB2
Tall, straight-trunked tree with open, rounded crown.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Leaf Margin: Double-serrate
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Leaf Texture: Leathery
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Size Notes: Height to 30 M.
Size Class: 36-72 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM
Native Distribution: SW. New Mexico and Arizona; local in N. New Mexico; also in N. Mexico; at 4500-7500 (1372-2286 m).
Native Habitat: Wet canyon soils in mountains and along streams.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Alnus oblongifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Alnus oblongifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff