Larix occidentalis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Larix occidentalis: western larch
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Larix occidentalis - tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong conesLarix occidentalis - tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones; an important timber tree
larch tree, larch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
References in periodicals archive ?
The forest around the nest was dominated by second-growth Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa), Western Larch (Larix occidentalis), and Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menzicsii).
Western redcedar, western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg), western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt), and sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana Dougl.) shingles were prepared as previously described (Miller 1986; Table 1).
In summer months moose appear to be utilizing older stands of mixed lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), western larch (Larix occidentalis), Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii glauca), and true firs (Abies spp.) that are adjacent to logged openings.
Arabinogalactans derived from the Western Larch, Larix occidentalis consist of highly branched nondigestible polysaccharides, composed primarily of galactose and arabinose in a 6:1 ratio.
Extended photoperiod has been found to delay leaf senescence in detached western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) needles (Rosenthal and Camm, 1996) and increased cold hardiness in yellow cypress [Xanthocyparis nootkatensis (D.