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Pseudolarix - Golden Larch

Trees with dimorphic branches; needle leaves flat, 2-3 mm wide and 3-7 cm long, scattered on young growth of long shoots near branch tips or clustered/tufted on short shoots (spur shoots) of older branches; seed cones held erect on branches, mature within one season, shatter at maturity (to disperse seeds).

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Pseudolarix amabilis - Golden Larch - Needle leaves clustered on short shoots.

(photographed at the Arboretum, Madison, Wisconsin)