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Last updated 2/27/2009 by David Giblin.
Larix occidentalis Nutt.[FNA2, HC, HC2]
western larch

Publication: N. Amer. Sylv. 3: 143, plate 120. 1849.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA2: "Western larch, when forest grown, is usually branch-free over most of its height. This is one of the most valuable timber-producing species in western North America. Its wood is made into framing, railway ties, pilings, exterior and interior finishing work, and pulp. In some localities it is the preferred firewood."

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