Is Larch A Tamarack?
Just so, is a larch tree the same as a Tamarack?
Montana's Deciduous Conifers They call it Larch. They're the same genus, larix, but different species. Western Larch is Larix occidentalis, while Tamarack is Larix laricina.
Subsequently, question is, what type of tree is a larch? coniferous trees
Secondly, is a western larch a Tamarack?
Western larch or Larix occidentalis is in the pine family Pinaceae and often called western tamarack. It is the largest of the larches and most important timber species of the genus Larix. Like the tamarack, western larch is a deciduous conifer whose needles turn yellow and drop in autumn.
What is larch wood good for?
Uses. Larch wood is valued for its tough, waterproof and durable qualities. Top quality knot-free timber is in great demand for building yachts and other small boats, for exterior cladding of buildings, and interior paneling.