Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Pinales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Eastern Tamarack, Eastern Larch
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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).
Native: north of the Carolinas
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Female: Rosy. Male: Yellow
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Trees of the Southeastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1988) p036
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p186
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