western larch


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western larch

A moderately strong, heavy softwood of the western US with coarse-textured reddish brown wood; used in general building construction, as timbers and flooring.
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Yellow cedar, Douglas-fir, and western red cedar were the most durable, followed by eastern white cedar, western larch, and tamarack.
cavipes are symbiotic with Western Larch (Molina and Trappe 1982), and Douglas-fir to a lesser extent, so it is not surprising that these were harvested by a squirrel in a territory in which Western Larch and Douglasfir were abundant.
The western larch planted in this project are tong-standing trees that tend to have cavities, providing excellent habitat for wildlife.
The truckloads sampled included only pure sorted loads, consisting of five species sorts common to the Intermountain West: (1) Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and western larch (Larix occidentallis); (2) grand fir (Abies grandis), western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), and sub-alpine fir (Abies grandis); (3) lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa); and (4) western redcedar (Thuja plicata).
it is available from western larch wood in yields of 10 to 20%.
Can I substitute western larch or tamarack for western red cedar?
9); whereas species with a high inhibitory index, such as western larch (118.
In burn areas in northern Idaho and the Kootenai, where there is more moisture, the target trees [to plant more of] are white pine and western larch.
We found that there was not a considerable difference in the pulp yield at a given kappa for any of the raw materials except when western larch was pulped.
Ponderosa pine, Western Larch, Whitebark pine, and Aspen would be planted to return those species to large areas of their native ranges.
Flame-spread tests for western larch, hem-fir, white fir, and sugar pine were conducted.
Another ongoing processing study found that production of cut stock material from Douglas-fir, western larch, and lodgepole pine from northern Idaho might yield enough value to move into secondary manufacturing, although sorting by width and grade would be necessary [15].

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