Wondernose: What tree has needles and cones like an evergreen, yet sheds its leaves in the fall?

Wondernose: What tree has needles and cones like an evergreen, yet sheds its leaves in the fall?

Tamarack trees. Photo © Chloe7992|Dreamstime.com. Tamarack! You answer promptly, Wondernose, and you are correct. Another name, larch, would have been equally correct. Larch is the name used mostly on the other side of the Atlantic, but here in North America we mostly...