Sitka alder

noun

Definition of Sitka alder

: a shrub or small tree (Alnus sinuata) ranging from Alaska to California and having oval bright green leaves and clustered catkins

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History and Etymology for Sitka alder

from Sitka, town in Baranof Island, probably from Tlingit Sitka

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“Sitka alder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sitka%20alder. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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