E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Alnus alnobetula subsp. sinuata
Sitka alder
Betulaceae (Birch family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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Distribution of Alnus alnobetula ssp. sinuata
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Species Information

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Ecological Framework for Alnus alnobetula ssp. sinuata

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

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Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 0 1172 2500
Slope Gradient (%) 0 22 205
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
0 27 360
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
0 4 8
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: AT(2), BG(4), BWBS(238), CMA(1), CWH(92), ESSF(802), ICH(648), IDF(186), MH(26), MS(580), PP(7), SBPS(16), SBS(575), SWB(2)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC.

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