Herb: Seaside Alder
Latin name: Alnus maritima
Family: Betulaceae (Birch Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Seaside Alder:Banks of streams and ponds.
Other uses of the herb:This species has the potential to be used as a biomass crop. Wood - light, soft, close-grained. Light brown in colour with thick, hardly distinguishable heartwood.
Propagation of Seaside Alder:Seed -
Cultivation of the herb:Banks of streams and ponds.
Medicinal use of Seaside Alder:None known
Known hazards of Alnus maritima:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.