• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

Red Alder

red alder leaves
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Red alder
(Alnus rubra)

The trunks of the red alder are often covered with lichens in color patterns that suggest the mottled trunks of birch. The leaves are sharply toothed, and often shiny above.

Where in the park: English Camp parking lot, Jakle's Lagoon.

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