Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis (Linnaeus) Carriere
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Coniferophyta   >   Class Pinopsida   >   Order Pinales   >   Family Pinaceae   >   Genus Tsuga   

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Highly threatened by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. A variety of moth species use Eastern Hemlock as a host plant including Comstock's Sallow Moth, Northern Pine Tussock Moth, Larch Tolype, Northern Variable Dart, Gray Spruce Looper Moth, Black Zigzag Moth, Pale-winged Gray Moth, White Triangle Tortrix Moth, and Angle-winged Emerald.

There are 79 records in the project database.

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Eastern Hemlock in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlock in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/4/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlock in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/28/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The small cones of an Eastern Hemlock in Canaan Valley, Tucker Co., West Virginia (7/9/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlock in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/19/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlock in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/26/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Hemlock with a Wooly Adelgids infestation in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/8/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlock in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/8/2014). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlock in Howard Co., Maryland (3/19/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Eastern Hemlocks in Garrett Co., Maryland (4/19/2014). Trees with tags have been treated by Maryland Conservation Corps for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)


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