subalpine larch

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Related to subalpine larch: Larix lyallii, subalpine fir
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Noun1.subalpine larch - medium-sized larch of the Rocky Mountainssubalpine larch - medium-sized larch of the Rocky Mountains; closely related to Larix occidentalis
larch tree, larch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
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Fire is an even less-frequent visitor to the highest elevations, where whitebark pine and subalpine larch rule.
Other western old-growth areas with champions include the Washington Cascades (noble fir, western and subalpine larch), the redwood parks (grand fir and coast redwood), the national parks of the Sierras (California white and red firs and giant sequoia), and wilderness areas in the Siskiyou Mountains (ponderosa pine and incense-cedar).