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Al·der

(ahl'dĕr),
Albert von, Swiss hematologist, 1888-1951. See: Alder anomaly, Alder bodies.
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A prolific species, alder trees in the Pacific Northwest are said to grow easily on any open space not already taken by another species.
I suppose there are folks out there who are opposed to my use of real, available flora for blind concealment, but to them I kindly say, "Get a life!" I'm not exactly denuding the duck marsh, and willow and alder trees love the occasional pruning.
fir, hemlock, cedar and alder trees. Bare of foliage, twisted alder
By themselves, soybeans, peas, alder trees and others can't fix nitrogen any better than a person could.
My crazy-looking door works just fine and is hung between two alder trees. The tarp allows a dry spot for feed and for the birds to get out of the weather.
The extension will extend over the centre's car park and a wooded area to the north, with 80 alder trees lost.
In wetter areas, alder trees are flourishing, providing a valuable food supply for siskins and redpolls.
Energy supplied to the rhizosphere supports the growth of microorganisms, which in turn enables the alder trees to utilize physically limited nutrient sources in the soil.
Without going into any more detail, the loo directs liquids in the direction of reed beds where willow and alder trees help in the filtration system, the trees later becoming materials on rural skills courses at the centre, and solids to the compost bins.
This will replace one large poplar, plus birch, mountain ash, and alder trees. A handful were saved and moved to Box Close in Whitnash.
Six red alder trees were used in this investigation and a collaborative anatomical study by Oregon State University (OSU).