|Botanical Name||Alnus incana tenuifolia|
|Mature Height||20 Feet|
|Mature Width||10 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 3|
Native to western Canada this large shrub with thick oval leaves suitable for bogs and stream banks. Bark is thin, smooth and grey-green. Male plants have 3-4 long catkins. Aboriginal people used to use stems for making bows and snowshoes.