from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of coniferous trees with needle-shaped deciduous leaves; the larches.
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- n. larches
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Romans affected the rose; the Greeks amaranthus and myrtle: that the funeral pyre consisted of sweet fuel, cypress, fir, larix, yew, and trees perpetually verdant, lay silent expressions of their surviving hopes.
A competitive googling produced 755 hits for "hackmatack, larix" and only 342 for "hackmatack, populus," but that's not exactly a scientific way of deciding the matter.
These larix stumps appear to be comparable in size to those at the Polar Urals site where the cutoff for modern sampling was about 10 cm.
Lagerstroemia Indica land, handling larch larix species latania
(_Pinus larix_, or Corsican pine, not larch) between Bocognano and Corte had recently been burned by accident when we passed by.
We have said nothing concerning the leaf of this tree, which much resembles those of the _larix_, but somewhat longer and closer set, erect and perpetually green, which those of the larch are not; but hanging down, drop-off, and desert the tree in
This tree produces a gum almost as white and firm as frankincense: But it is the _larix_
That, in strewing their tombs, the Romans affected the rose; the Greeks amaranthus and myrtle: that the funeral pyre consisted of sweet fuel, cypress, fir, larix, yew, and trees perpetually verdant, lay silent expressions of their surviving hopes.
(_pinus larix_,) which loses its leaves in the fall.
The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California To which is Added a Description of the Physical Geography of California, with Recent Notices of the Gold Region from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources
Also because I’ve been looking closely at larix ring width information at the Polar Urals site, it is interesting to see information on Pliocene larix ring widths in far north Greenland.
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