White Alder (Alnus rhombifolia)
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The bark and the strobils are a source of tannin.
The roots have been used to make baskets.
The inner bark can be dried, ground into a powder then mixed with flour and water for use as a dye. The colour is not specified.
The fresh bark can be chewed and used as a red dye.
Wood – light, soft, not strong, brittle, close and straight-grained, very durable in water. It is of limited value as a low-grade lumber, but is used principally for fuel.
Cultivation & Habitat
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