gray alder

noun

: an alder (Alnus incana) that is native to Europe but introduced into and often an escape in North America and that has whitish gray bark and doubly toothed leaves with the undersurface whitish and often heavily pubescent

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“Gray alder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gray%20alder. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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