Also called gray alder and Alnus rugosa.

Native to the northern hemisphere:  🇪🇺 Europe, Asia, 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.  Different subspecies specialize in different areas.  For example, native to western 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA is Alnus incana subsp. tenuifolia, also called 🗻︎ mountain alder and thinleaf alder.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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