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Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch. Eastern Larch, Eastern Tamarack, Akemantak. Hab: Bogs and swamps. Dist: NL (Newfoundland), NL (Labrador), Keewatin, and AK, south to MD (Garrett County), WV (Preston and Randolph counties), OH, IN, IL, MN, and BC.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: A single tree of unknown provenance is at the Beech Gap Overlook (milepost 423.3, Transylvania County, NC) on the Blue Ridge Parkway (J.D. Pittillo, pers. comm., 2013). Tamarack comes from the Algonquin word, akemantak, which means "wood used for snowshoes."

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA2, G, Il, K1, K3, Mi, NY, Pa, WV; = n/a – RAB

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