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Scientific Name: Larix kaempferi
Pronunciation: LAIR-icks KEM-fer-eye
Common Name: Japanese larch
Family Name: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Conifer, Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Needles in brush-like clusters, each with two stomatal bands, < 2 cm long; seed cones brown when mature, < 3 cm long. Winter ID: bark gray to rusty-brown, persistent cones, rounded buds.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Form: Pyramidal - widely
Mature Size:
Height:> 30m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info: Google
Japanese larch
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Fascicles
Texture/ Venation:
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Acicular

Inflorescence Type: n/a (male cone)
Flower Morphology:Dioecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak:

Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Brown, Pink
Fruiting Time:

Bark Morphology: Plated, Moderately fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Grey, Red, Brown
Organ Modifications: Ectomycorrhizae

(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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