Alder

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Al·der

(ahl'dĕr),
Albert von, Swiss hematologist, 1888-1951. See: Alder anomaly, Alder bodies.
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Dry matter amounts and increment in 21- to 91-year-old common alder and grey alder and some practical implications // Ibid.
Trees, particularly in urban areas, help to cool towns and cities and some--ash, silver birch, larch, the common alder, and varieties of maple are among the best--clean the air of ozone and nitrogen dioxide.
One of my all-time favourite trees, a native of our local rivers and canal sides, the common alder, Alnus glutinosa, would seem to be a innocuous, almost unimportant tree.

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