In 🇪🇺 Europe
or eastern North America
in western North America :

In 🇪🇺 Europe or eastern North America

branchlets            droop;  cones=long (2½ cm) (1 in)
🇪🇺 European larch  Larix decidua

branchlets do not droop;  cones=short (1 cm) (½ in)
tamarack / American larch  Larix laricina

Learn more about larches genus Larix (Larix spp.)

Part of 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Larix hosts caterpillars of 120 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

One of the few 🍃︎🌲︎ deciduous conifers (joined only by bald cypress  Taxodium distichum ).

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