Genus:
Larix Mill.

Larix laricina (Du Roi) K.Koch

This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic America to Maryland.

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Larix laricina is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.29, which places it in position 735 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 13.58, ranked 170. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Labrador, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yukon

Introduced into:

Sweden

English
Tamarack

Larix laricina (Du Roi) K.Koch appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 2012 Goldman, D.H. [3485], USA K000554677 No
Jan 1, 2012 Seidler, T. [NEWFS59], USA K000554638 No
May 1, 2010 Rico, L. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000661660 No
Feb 1, 2009 McCalla, W.C. [2445], Canada K000340298 No
Feb 1, 2009 Gates, R.R. [s.n.], Canada K000340309 No
Feb 1, 2009 McKelvey, S.D. [s.n.], USA K000340304 No
Jun 1, 1998 Scoggan, H.J. [8225], Canada K000340300 No
Jun 1, 1998 Graham, E.H. [446], USA K000340305 No
Jun 1, 1998 Went, F.W. [319], USA K000340303 No
Jun 1, 1998 Pringle, C.G. [s.n.], USA K000340306 No
Jun 1, 1998 Senn, H.A. [3490], Canada K000340307 No
Jun 1, 1998 Baldwin, W.K.W. [4561], Canada K000340311 No
Jun 1, 1998 Scoggan, H.J. [3007], Canada K000340301 No
Jun 1, 1998 Fernald, M.L. [4417], Canada K000340308 No
Rousseau, J. [32017], Canada K000340302 No

First published in Dendrologie 2(2): 263 (1873)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2009). U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Plants Database http://plants.usda.gov/index.html.
  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images