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see larchlarch,
any tree of the genus Larix, conifers of the family Pinaceae (pine family), which are unusual in that they are not evergreen. The various species are widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Larix laricina. A larch and a member of the pine family; it has an erect narrowly pyramidal habit, and grows in wet and moist soils in the northeastern United States, west to the Lake States and across Canada to Alaska; used for railroad ties, posts, sills, and boats. Also known as hackmarack.
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larch, tamarack

A fine-textured, strong, hard, straight-grained wood of a coniferous tree; heavier than most softwoods.
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I was as young and haughty as the tamarack when I heard it.
Removal of invasive species would release their competitive effect on tamaracks. It would potentially allow for the establishment of juvenile tamaracks, which are particularly susceptible to shading.
The current state of the Bath Tamarack Bog has raised concern about the health and function of the system.
Our study focuses on a subcategory of the bog wetland type, called a tamarack bog.
Tamarack bogs are unique ecosystems containing a variety of interesting and rare species.
In bog environments, the tamarack is able to establish because of a tolerance for the acidic conditions created by Sphagnum mosses (Tilton 1978; Larsen 1982; Johnston 1990).
There was absolutely no doubt this was Will's "Tamarack Buck." The deer wore the same heavy headgear that Jess had caught on videotape.
"My Tamarack Buck means more to me than words can express.
"I dedicate my Tamarack Buck to all those who lost their lives that fateful day, especially my fellow officers."
The buck ran through the tamaracks for 80 yards before going down.
I could see for miles, and with the exception of a strip of tamarack brush 20 yards away, there was no cover.