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Trees of Wisconsin

Key to Gymnosperms of Northeastern Wisconsin

2a. Leaves in fascicles of more than 5, on short spur branches; needles deciduous.

On the youngest growth the needles may be individually attached, but there will usually be some clear fascicles as shown here.

Tamarack Larix laricina (Tamarack)
2b. Leaves in fascicles of 2-5; needles persistent. Pines 3. Pinus (Pines)