Name : Tamarack Larch
Family : pinaceae
Leaf : soft needles; short; produced in dense clusters.
Bark : thin; smooth; bluish-grey to reddish-brown; scaly.
Fruit : small cone that is longer than it is wide; light brown.
Uses : railroads crossbeams; posts;stilts; maritime construction; pulpwood
Did you know that the Tamarack Larch is the only coniferous tree in Canada that sheds its needles in automn?