OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Pinales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Larix laricina   FAMILY Pinaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Larix laricina   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch


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image of Larix laricina, Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lala_001_lvd

        

image of Larix laricina, Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_lala_003_lvd

        

image of Larix laricina, Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_lala_004_lvd

        

image of Larix laricina, Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_larix_laricina1

June    Iron County    MI

image of Larix laricina, Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_larix_laricina3

June    Iron County    MI

image of Larix laricina, Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_larix_laricina3b

June    Iron County    MI

Leaves borne on short shoots in clusters; leaves 1-2.5cm long, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Larix laricina   FAMILY Pinaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Larix laricina   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

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3704

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in bogs and swamps, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Alternate

"FLOWER":
Spring
Female: Rosy. Male: Yellow

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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