Tsuga canadensis

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Name and publication

Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carriêre, Traité gén. Conif. 189 (1855).

Description

The brown cones of Canadian hemlock are often sold as “omorica cones” in the potpourri trade. Cones are 1.5-2 cm long x 1-1.5 cm wide.

Nativity and distribution

Tsuga canadensis is native to eastern and central North America.

Family

Pinaceae

Synonymy

Pinus canadensis L.