Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carrière image
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Family Pinaceae
Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carrière
eastern hemlock, hemlock, northern hemlock
Tsuga: Japanese name of one of the species
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Native
Plant: rounded top perennial, 60'-70' tall, evergreen tree; stems flexible, rough when leafless
Fruit:5/8"-1" cones
Leaf:needles with 2 white bands beneath, flat single 5/16" - 9/16" long

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Pinus canadensis L.

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