Alnus rhombifolia

Tolerant of seasonal inundation and drought. Nitrogen fixing and cold hardy.

White alder trunk

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

White alder greenery

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

White alder leaf

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • White alder trunk
  • White alder greenery
  • White alder leaf

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Excellent shade and erosion control along streams.
Mature Height:
40-80’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Provides bank stabilization
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Corvallis Waldorf School Native Arboretum
Crescent Valley High School Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2011, 2012, 2010