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.