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Larix laricina

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous, Conifers

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, loam

Height: 50'-60'

Bloom Time: April

Bloom Color: yellow, red, green, brown

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, bog plant, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, salt tolerant, stream margin plant

Larix laricina (tamarack)
  • Larix laricina (tamarack)
  • Larix laricina (tamarack)
  • Larix laricina (tamarack)
  • Larix laricina (tamarack)

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Description

Larix laricina

Also known as:

tamarack

,

American larch

,

eastern larch

,

Alaska larch

,

hackmatack

Scientific Synonyms:

Larix alaskensis

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MD
  • Threatened: IL, RI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Subclass
Order Pinales
Family Pinaceae Pine family
Genus Larix larch
Species Larix laricina tamarack