- n. Plural form of larch.
“Without the least reflection I answered, by making sledges of the larches, which is an expedient that I think would suggest instantly itself to nineteen men in twenty.”
“Having spent considerable time in New England, I was always aware of those conifers commonly referred to as "larches", and I always thought a hackmatack tree was some sort of larch, hackmatack being a corruption of a Wampanoag or Massachusett word.”
“The samples of his verse that Mr. Hollinghurst invents are perfectly pitched to be good but not great: "The spinney where the lisping larches / Kiss overhead in silver arches / And in their shadows lovers too / Might kiss and tell their secrets through," is a typical jingling passage.”
“The shrubbery consisted of several young larches, who looked undecided whether to live or die. . .”
“The wood doesn't contain gooey pitch like pines, firs, spruces and larches and so it doesn't burn easily.”
“The larches and alders were a deeper green, because it was now midsummer, not late spring.”
“I found the hill, finally, by spotting the stand of young larches I remembered at the base.”
“The larches stood huddled together, talking quietly in the evening breeze with clicks and creaks and rustling sighs.”
“The average age of larch trees growing in the south of the study area is less than that of northern larches.”
“Where the distributions of two wind-pollinated tree species of the same genus (e.g., spruce, pine, larches) approach each other or overlap, the trees can interbreed and form hybrid offspring.”
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