Sitka alder


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

Word History


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

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“Sitka alder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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