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American larch

Definition of the noun american larch

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  1. medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark

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Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

The Common American Larch (L. americana) — the Tamarack ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

American Larch ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Koch English: American larch, tamarack L. lyallii Parl. English: subalpine larch L. occidentalis Nutt. English: western larch L. potaninii Batal. (Larix thibetica Franch. ) ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

The American larch, or hackmatack, is a noble tree, with a straight trunk, often rising to the height of 100 feet, and giving out numerous slender branches. It is a native of Canada, the ! northern parts of the United States of America, and the ...

Google previewThe farmer's dictionary (1854)

a vocabulary of the technical terms recently introduced into agriculture and horticulture from various sciences, and also a compendium of practical farming, the latter chiefly from the works of the Rev. W. L. Rham, Loudon, Low and Youatt, and the most eminent American authors by Daniel Pereira Gardner

The American larch. There are two species (Larix pcndula and L. microcarpa). They are principally found in Canada and Newfoundland, but exist scattered in the Northern and Eastern States.

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

probably because the American Larch (L. laricina) usually grows in moist to wet soils, while the others do well in a well-drained soil. Be that as it may, there are 2 varieties with pendulous branches and if the larches must be grown, these ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

The most common North American larch is the eastern larch, also called the tamarack or hackmatack. It takes about 100 to 200 years for the eastern larch to become fully grown.

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The American larch, tamarack, or hackmatack (Larix Americana), distinguished by very small cones, is common in the northern parts of North AMERICAS LARCH. America. It is a noble tree, which sometimes attains a height of 70 feet, much ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The black larch or pendulous-branched American larch, ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly


Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

The American larch, like that of Europe, is a magnificent vegetable, with a straight , slender trunk 80 or 100 feet in height, and 2 or 3 feet in diameter. Its numerous branches, except near the summit, are horizontal or declining. The bark is ...

Google previewSupplement to Encyclopaedia Britannica (1889)

(ninth Edition) A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

The common American larch (Lariat Americana) of Michaux also requires high or cool northern regions to reach perfection. It extends from Northern Pennsylvania to the eastern shores of Hudson's Bay, and westwardly through Northern ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)

by John Marius Wilson

The black larch or pendulous-branched American larch, ...

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