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

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

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Larix hosts caterpillars of 120 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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