Larix laricina (Tamarack Larch)
Also known as: Hackmatack, American Larch
Native: Alaska, Canada south to Pennsylvania
Location: Cultivated in north-east N. America and occasionally in Europe as an ornamental tree.
Foliage turns golden in September and October.
Pollen and Seed Cones
Cones open in March smaller than other larches; females dark red usually less than 10mm, males yellow.
Mature cones are also small, about 15mm long with smooth scales.