Larch (Larix spp.)

General Information

Family: Pine family (Pinaceae)
Flowering period in Central Europe: Early to Full Spring
Months: 4–5

Allergy potential
Not known.

Not known

Botanical Information

Widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere, in Central Europe in mountainous regions, important component of the taiga flora in northern latitudes.

Common species in Europe

European larch (Larix decidua).
Habit — Tree. Foliage — Needle-like leaves, Summer-green. Reproduction — Monoecious, ♂ cones cylindrical to ovoid, ♀ cones green, red, or purple. Habitats — Medium to high mountainous regions. Important forest tree due to weather-resistant wood.