Larch needles grow in small clumps. In the fall, they turn a brilliant gold before falling off for the winter. (Photo by Megan Kirkpatrick)

Larch needles grow in small clumps. In the fall, they turn a brilliant gold before falling off for the winter. (Photo by Megan Kirkpatrick)

The science behind the golden glory of Washington’s larches

Why they grow here, why they lose their needles and why they they turn such a glowing gold.

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