Also called European alder, black alder and common alder.  Part of alder  genus Alnus and birch / alder / hazel / hornbeam  family Betulaceae.

Native to 🇪🇺 Europe and nearby areas of Asia and Africa.  Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about European black alder Alnus glutinosa

Best Control Practices BCP (Ontario) (.pdf) and its Technical Bulletin (.pdf)
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