134671 Tamarack Larix laricina (Pinaceae) HEIGHT to 20m
A very slender, upright tree, the N American counterpart of Common Larch, with the smallest cones and flowers of any larch. BARK Pinkish and scaly. BRANCHES Twisted, with curled shoots. LEAVES Dark green, narrow needles with grey bands below. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Cones purplish, to 2cm long with 15-20 scales. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native to northern N America. Planted occasionally here for ornament.