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Western Hemlock

Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.

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Tsuga heterophylla (Western Hemlock) is a species of tree in the family pines. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to North America, northern hemisphere, Western North America, Canada, United States, The Contiguous United States, and Alaska. They have simple, spine-shaped leaves and cone. Individuals can grow to 170 feet.

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  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q22710
  • Definition: Seed-bearing organ on gymnosperm plants. A type of fruit, usually woody, ovoid to globular, including scales, bracts, or bracteoles arranged around a central axis, especially in conifers and cycads.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of western hemlock. View this species on GBIF