The only tree of any size I have seen is at Whitton, where it was planted by John Duke of Argyll, and which has a remarkably beautiful appearance in the summer, being covered with a great number of bright purple cones. (Desc. Pinus)
Published in Descr. Pinus 1: t.37 p.58 #31 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #46 in 1832).
Synonym of Larix laricina (Du Roi) K.Koch.