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Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae

Alnus - Alder
Betula - Birch
Carpinus - Hornbeam
Corylus - Hazel
Ostrya - Hop-hornbeam
Ostryopsis - Hazel-hornbeam

The birch family (Betulaceae) is a group of flowering plants of tree or shrub form that includes the birches, alders, hornbeams (Caprinus), and hazels.

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