1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Larix Mill.
      1. Larix occidentalis Nutt.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Canada to NW. U.S.A.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Larix occidentalis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.39, which places it in position 746 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 12.3, ranked 190. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

    Larix occidentalis Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2009 Lyall, D. [s.n.], USA K000340288
    Feb 1, 2009 Lyall, D. [s.n.], USA K000340295
    Feb 1, 2009 Elrod, M.J. [s.n.], USA K000340294
    Feb 1, 2009 Leiberg, J.B. [1671], USA K000340289
    Feb 1, 2009 Barkley, F.A. [2685], USA K000340290
    Jun 1, 1998 Moir, T.R.G. [233], Canada K000340291

    First published in N. Amer. Sylv. 2: 199 (1846)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Packer, J.G. & Gould, J. (2007). Vascular Plants of alberta 1: 1-281. University of Calgary Press.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Packer, J.G. & Gould, J. (2007). Vascular Plants of alberta 1: 1-281. University of Calgary Press.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0