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Least Concern (LC)

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Pinaceae -- Pine Family

    Wyman C. Schmidt and Raymond C. Shearer

    Western larch (Larix occidentalis), a deciduous conifer, is also  called tamarack and western tamarack; less commonly used names are  hackmatack, mountain larch, and Montana larch (17). It is largest of the  larches and is the most important timber species of the genus. Western  larch is used for lumber, fine veneer, poles, ties, mine timbers, and  pulpwood.

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Wyman C. Schmidt

Source: Silvics of North America

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