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A deciduous conifer, ''Larix laricina'', that is part of the Larch family. The eastern tamarack grows in the northern parts of North America from Newfoundland to the Yukon. The strong, durable, close-grain wood is used for construction, cabinetry, furniture, telephone poles, and railroad ties.  
 
A deciduous conifer, ''Larix laricina'', that is part of the Larch family. The eastern tamarack grows in the northern parts of North America from Newfoundland to the Yukon. The strong, durable, close-grain wood is used for construction, cabinetry, furniture, telephone poles, and railroad ties.  
  
See also [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=larch larch].
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See also [[larch]].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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''Larix larcina''; mélèze laricin (Fr.); eastern larch American larch; hackmatack; tamarack
 
''Larix larcina''; mélèze laricin (Fr.); eastern larch American larch; hackmatack; tamarack
  
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== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
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! scope="row"| Density
 
| 37 pcf
 
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== Authority ==
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Density = 37 pcf
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* F. H. Titmuss, ''Commercial Timbers of the World'', The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965
 
* F. H. Titmuss, ''Commercial Timbers of the World'', The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965
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* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  
* External source or communication  Comment: Northern Pine Manufacturers: air-dry weight = 37 pcf
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* Northern Pine Manufacturers: air-dry weight = 37 pcf
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Larch." Encyclopædia Britannica. 18 Aug. 2004  .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Larch." Accessed 18 Aug. 2004  .
  
  
  
 
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Revision as of 10:44, 2 October 2020

Description

A deciduous conifer, Larix laricina, that is part of the Larch family. The eastern tamarack grows in the northern parts of North America from Newfoundland to the Yukon. The strong, durable, close-grain wood is used for construction, cabinetry, furniture, telephone poles, and railroad ties.

See also Larch.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Larix larcina; mélèze laricin (Fr.); eastern larch American larch; hackmatack; tamarack

Physical and Chemical Properties

Density = 37 pcf

Resources and Citations

  • F. H. Titmuss, Commercial Timbers of the World, The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Northern Pine Manufacturers: air-dry weight = 37 pcf

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