Western larch (Larix occidentalis)
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Latin (scientific) name: Larix occidentalis
Common English name: Western larch
Other names: Western tamarack
French name: Mélèze de l’Ouest
Exists on deep, well drained, moist soils and grows at elevations between 400 and 1500.
This larch is the biggest in the world.
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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.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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