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Alnus maritima

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FAGALES BETULACEAE

Scientific Name: Alnus maritima
Species Authority: (Marshall) Muhl. ex Nutt.
Common Name(s):
English Brook alder, Seaside Alder
Synonym(s):
Betula-alnus maritima Marshall

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from widely disjunct populations. The current distribution is thought to reflect remnant populations of a more widespread Pleistocene or post-Pleistocene distribution.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Delaware, Maryland, Oklahoma)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub or tree occurring at the edges of ponds, small streams or standing water.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Alnus maritima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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