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Tsuga caroliniana

Tsuga caroliniana Engelm.

 

Carolina Hemlock

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionConiferophytaConifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)
ClassPinopsidaGymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews
OrderPinalesCone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others
FamilyPinaceaePine family: cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces
GenusTsugaFrom a Japanese name for their native hemlocks
SpeciescarolinianaOf or from Carolina

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Tsuga caroliniana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Tsuga caroliniana (Carolina Hemlock)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)

Tsuga caroliniana (Carolina Hemlock)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)

Tsuga caroliniana (Carolina Hemlock)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

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