Native SpeciesEastern hemlock

Tsuga canadensis
FOUND by 51rw241
2012-05-30
East Waterboro
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by P. Parent
Peer reviewed by 51zt22
Field Notes
When we went outside, it was warm and sunny. We were looking for Eastern Hemlock trees. I believe I found one. The needles/leaves have a white racing stripe on the back and the front is dark green. They bear little brown cones. The leaves are in alternate form. The tips of the branches are white-ish green. These are the characteristics of Western Hemlock trees.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The tree is bearing little brown cones.
Photo of my evidence.
The tips are light green.
Photo of my evidence.
The bark is the same.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Tsuga canadensis
Common name:
Eastern hemlock
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.581870 °
Longitude: 
W -70.700053 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Pond Area Investigation
Trip date: 
Wed, 2012-05-30 15:37
Town or city: 
East Waterboro
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Saco

Comments

nice job identifying Hemlock. Was there Wooly Adelgid on it? We were looking for invasive species, weren't we? You pick really good characteristics to point out for Hemlock. Nice work.

Good job. I had the same results. I believe you found it as well as I:) love you rose.