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white alder

Origin of white alder
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As we followed the dike, the air was sweet with the perfume of white alder.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
  • white alder (Alnus rhombifolia) is known simply as alder in the region where it grows.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • Beside her whiteness even the snowy petals of the water-lily and the white alder showed yellow tones.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
  • The wood of white alder is five pounds lighter per cubic foot than red alder.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • The white alder at this time of year is prodigal of rich and delectable odors.

    Old Plymouth Trails Winthrop Packard
  • The white alder ought to be suitable for nearly every purpose for which red alder is used.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • The range of white alder extends from northern Idaho to southern California.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson

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