The Dahurian larch (Larix gmelinii) belongs to Pinaceae (the Pine family). It is a tall evergreen tree that is distributed in eastern Russia, from Eastern Siberia to Sakhalin, the Kamchatka Peninsula, northeastern Mongolia and northeastern China. It prefers sunny and damp places, and the height is about 18 m. The canopy has various variations, such as conical and irregular shrub-like. The bark is dark reddish brown with two white stomatal bands on the underside of the needle-shaped leaves. The leaves turn yellow in the fall. The material is heavy and stiff and is mainly used for plywood.