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Larix decidua


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Last modified: 04/16/2013


Larix Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4, [L]. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Larix larix (L.) Karst., nom. illeg. (=Larix decidua Mill.), designated by Britton & Brown (1913).

Key to the species of Larix

1. Twigs orange-brown; needles angled on upper surface; seed cones 2 cm or less with 10-30 scales...Larix laricina
1. Twigs yellow or yellow-brown; needles flat on upper surface; seed cones 2-3.5 cm with 35 or more scales...Larix decidua

List of Larix Species


References to Larix

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