Trees by Genus

Genus 'Larix'

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Larix decidua
Larix x eurolepis
Larix gmelinii
Larix kaempferi
Larix laricina
Larix occidentalis
Larix potaninii

Larix laricina (Tamarack Larch)

Larix laricina

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

Larix laricina

Cones open in March smaller than other larches; females dark red usually less than 10mm, males yellow.

Mature Cones

Larix laricina

Mature cones are also small, about 15mm long with smooth scales.