Native SpeciesEastern hemlock

Tsuga canadensis
FOUND by lseaver
Old Orchard Beach
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by period 2
Peer reviewed by period 2
Field Notes
We crossed a bridge and passed a lot of poison ivy to get here. Some of us were happy because we think we found sap instead of adelgid. Some of us were happy to prove our scientific skills by possibly finding the adelgid, but unhappy at the same time because its bad for the environment. A problem we ran into is that mosquitoes were eating us alive. We see trees, hear birds, and smell the outdoors.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We know that this is a hemlock tree by the two white racing stripes on the underside of the needles.
Photo of my evidence.
This picture shows the length of the needles compared to a ruler and we can see that the needles are 1-2 cm.
Photo of my evidence.
As the species card says, "older bark is brownish, scaly and cracked" and in the photo you can see that this tree matches that description.
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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N 43.513834 °
W -70.395686 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Jameson Woods
Trip date: 
Mon, 2017-06-19 10:45
Town or city: 
Old Orchard Beach
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey


Fantastic Photo taken of your specimen.
I very much appreciate the inclusion of means to determine scale.