Larix laricina (tamarack, eastern larch)

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Notes

Key Characteristics

  • Leaves are slender needles that appear whorled on short shoots, they fall off in the fall (id: deciduous)
  • Fruit are small cones that form a rosette that will balance upside-down
  • Primarily found in swamps and bogs

Sourced during a field lab in Fall 2011

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