Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3705

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in forests. Planted as an ornamental and experimentally as a forest tree, persisting and sometimes escaping in the high mountains of NC, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous

"FLOWER":
Spring
Female: reddish, pink, yellowish-green. Male: Yellow

FRUIT:
Cone

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Larix decidua   FAMILY Pinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
European Larch


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image of Larix decidua, European Larch

JK Marlow    jkm140816_686

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Cones 2-3.5cm long (vs. 1.2-2cm for L. laricina), per Weakley's Flora.


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image of Larix decidua, European Larch

JK Marlow    jkm140816_688

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Leaves 2.5-3cm long (vs. 1-2.5 for L. laricina), per Weakley's Flora.