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


Native to 🗻︎ mountains of western 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.

▭ 🌎︎ Map (scroll down), ▭ 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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

Learn more about western larch Larix occidentalis

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