Genus:
Larix Mill.

Larix occidentalis Nutt.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Canada to NW. U.S.A.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Larix occidentalis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.39, which places it in position 746 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 12.3, ranked 190. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

English
Western Larch

Larix occidentalis Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2009 Lyall, D. [s.n.], USA K000340295 No
Feb 1, 2009 Elrod, M.J. [s.n.], USA K000340294 No
Feb 1, 2009 Leiberg, J.B. [1671], USA K000340289 No
Feb 1, 2009 Barkley, F.A. [2685], USA K000340290 No
Feb 1, 2009 Lyall, D. [s.n.], USA K000340288 No
Jun 1, 1998 Moir, T.R.G. [233], Canada K000340291 No

First published in N. Amer. Sylv. 2: 199 (1846)

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.
  • Packer, J.G. & Gould, J. (2007). Vascular Plants of alberta 1: 1-281. University of Calgary Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Packer, J.G. & Gould, J. (2007). Vascular Plants of alberta 1: 1-281. University of Calgary Press.

  • 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