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Specie - Alder/Red, Amerika

Alder/Red, Amerika
Other names
1. Erle (Germany), aune (France), alder, black alder (Great-Brittan), ontano nero (Italy) 2. grey alder (Great-Brittan). 3. red alder (United States).
Botanic name
1. Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. 2. Alnus incana (L.) Moench. 3. Alnus rubra Bong.
Growth area
1. Europe, West Asia and North Africa. 2. Siberia. 3. North America.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(490-) 530 (-640) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 680-1000 kg/m3.
(van Alnus glutinosa). Moulds 5. Anobium G. Termites G. Hesperophanes G (sapwood). Under water, go along alder use very long. Under very old buildings. in Europe alder pilings which found oneself in very good state, were found.
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