Place Name: Aldergrove
Feature Type (Year Approved): Neighbourhood (1970), Park (1981)
Name Origins: Botanical
The Dictionary of British Place Names lists Alderford (Ford where alders grow), Alderholt (Alderwood), and Alderley (Woodland clearing where alders grow). As such, it is reasonable to assume that Aldergrove is named for the local alder trees.
Cultural Affiliation: N/A
Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie
This neighbourhood is located in the Primrose subdivision. It is likely named for the local alder trees. The most common species of alder in Canada is the speckled alder.
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