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Larix occidentalis
Larix occidentalis
Hackmatack
Photographer: Sherry Ballard
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0024 3291 1997 0022 (2000-06-07)

Copyright © 2000 California Academy of Sciences

 
INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
  • date of photo  Sep 29, 1970
  • location   Tamarack (Washington, US)
  • CalAcademy slide #   T26539
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PLANT
  • common names   Hackmatack, Montana Larch, Mountain Larch, Western Larch, Western Tamarack (ITIS )
  • Check the Plants Database (USDA website)
  • View Encyclopedia of Life record for Larix occidentalis
  • View all photos in CalPhotos of Larix occidentalis
  • Check Google Images for Larix occidentalis


  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Lee Dittmann    Dec 27, 2000

    Action: changed name from "Pinus sp." to "Larix sp. "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Since pines are not deciduous and the photographer labelled this as a "tamarack", and since it looks like a species of larch (of which tamarack is one), it is undoubtedly in the genus Larix, not the genus Pinus as listed. Flora of North America (1993) matches the common name "tamarack" with L. laricina. This same work, however, does not show this species as occuring in Washington. Apparently the photographer was either mistaken about her use of the name "tamarack" or about the location as "Washington."
    "

    2. Reviewed by Michael Frankis    Jan 26, 2003

    Action: changed name from "Larix sp." to "Larix occidentalis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Two species are present on the photo, evergreen Pinus contorta ssp. latifolia (green trees with spaced branches, left, centre foreground and far right), and deciduous Larix occidentalis in fall foliage (yellow trees with denser branching, centre middle ground and right background).

    "

     
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