Native SpeciesEastern hemlock

Tsuga canadensis
NOT FOUND by gmri
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by The Vital Signs team
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Field Notes
We are at the MEEA conference at Colby college. Our field site is on the Colby College campus and is in a highly developed area, surrounded by footpaths, roads and a parking lot. It is cold, snowy, and windy.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The color of the needles does not match the color on the identification card. These needles appear to be a grey-yellow-green color.
Photo of my evidence.
Eastern Hemlock trees needles a white stripe down the middle. These needles do not have a stripe.
Photo of my evidence.
The bark of an eastern hemlock has deep grooves in a linear pattern. This bark appeared relatively flat with no pattern.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find 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 44.562720 °
W -69.659130 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Colby College Diamond Buidling
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-03-24 10:50
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Lower Kennebec


The close up of the needles in photo 1 is so clear! It really helps to support your claim that you did not find Eastern hemlock. Good work!