Subalpine larch (Larix lyallii)
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Latin (scientific) name: Larix lyallii
Common English name: Subalpine larch
Other names: Alpine larch, timberline larch
French name: Mélèze subalpin
Found on acidic, gravelly soils.
Exists mixed with subalpine fir, spruce, and hemlock in lower locations.
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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