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Larix occidentalis, whole tree - general
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Larix occidentalis, whole tree - general

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Larix occidentalis, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Larix occidentalis, leaf - showing orientation on twig
Larix occidentalis, twig - showing attachment of needles
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Larix occidentalis, twig - showing attachment of needles

Larix occidentalis, leaf - entire needle
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Larix occidentalis, leaf - entire needle
Larix occidentalis, twig - showing attachment of needles
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Larix occidentalis, twig - showing attachment of needles

Larix occidentalis, leaf - entire needle
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Larix occidentalis, leaf - entire needle
Larix occidentalis, bark - of a small tree or small branch
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Larix occidentalis, bark - of a small tree or small branch

Larix occidentalis, leaf - entire needle
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Larix occidentalis, leaf - entire needle
Larix decidua
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Larix decidua

Larix decidua
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Larix decidua
Larix decidua
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Larix decidua

Larix decidua
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Larix decidua
Larix decidua
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Larix decidua

Larix decidua
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Larix decidua
Larix decidua
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Larix decidua
Kinds

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Membracidae  Centrodontus atlas @ AMNH_ENT (1)
Miridae  Deraeocoris @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Eurycolpus flaveolus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Psallus laricinus @ AMNH_PBI (6)

Psallus luridus @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Psallus vittatus @ AMNH_PBI (83)

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Larix Mill.
larch

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General Information
Symbol: LARIX
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Pinaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   I,N
L48   I,N
SPM   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae – Pine family
Genus Larix Mill. – larch

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 8 species of Larix . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Larix decidua </i>
Mill.
Larix decidua
European larch Distribution of <i>
Larix gmelinii </i>
(Rupr.) Rupr.
Larix gmelinii
Dahurian larch Distribution of <i>
Larix kaempferi </i>
(Lam.) Carrière
Larix kaempferi
Japanese larch Distribution of <i>
Larix laricina </i>
(Du Roi) K. Koch
Larix laricina
tamarack Distribution of <i>
Larix lyallii </i>
Parl.
Larix lyallii
subalpine larch Distribution of <i>
Larix ×marschlinsii </i>
Coaz
Larix ×marschlinsii
Dunkeld larch Distribution of <i>
Larix occidentalis </i>
Nutt.
Larix occidentalis
western larch Distribution of <i>
Larix sibirica </i>
Ledeb.
Larix sibirica
Siberian larch

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Flora of North America (LARIX)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (LARIX)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Low Minor

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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