"On the fir and larch grows what is called stelis in Euboea and hyphear in Arcadia."
Yet the forests of larch in Siberia often suffer from conflagration.
The larch frequently attains a height of 100 ft.
The cultivation of the tree rapidly spread, and the larch has become a conspicuous feature of the scenery in many parts of Scotland.
A variety with very pendent boughs, known as the " drooping " larch var.