Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3704

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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

        

image of Larix laricina

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_lala_003_lvd

        

image of Larix laricina

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

        

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_larix_laricina1

June    Iron County    MI

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_larix_laricina3

June    Iron County    MI

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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.