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Betulaceae Alnus incana ( L. ) Moench var. virescens S.Watson

Bot. California [W.H.Brewer] 2: 81. 1880 [Jul-Dec 1880]

Nomenclatural Notes:

nom. illeg. later homonym non Wahlenb. (1812).


Utah (Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America)

Type Information


S. Watson 1090


Parley’s Park, alt. 7000 ft [Protologue: "From Oregon to the Saskatchewan and southward in the mountains to the southern Sierra Nevada and New Mexico ; frequent on the eastern slope of the Sierra, and reported by Muir as forming dense thickets along the branches of the San Joaquin, King's and Kern Rivers at an altitude of 6,000 to 7,000 feet."]

Collection Date:


Chosen by:

Furlow Rhodora 81(826): 176. 1979 [13 Apr 1979]

Type Location:

lectotype GH


nomenclatural synonym:Betulaceae Alnus tenuifolia Nutt. var. virescens (Kuntze) Callier Ill. Handb. Laubholzk. [C.K.Schneider] 1: 133. 1904

replaced synonym of:Betulaceae Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. var. virescens Kuntze Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 638. 1891 [5 Nov 1891]

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