mountain hemlock


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Synonyms for mountain hemlock

large evergreen of western United States

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ASTM D2555, however, only reports eastern and mountain hemlock results for the United States and western and mountain hemlock results for Canada.
Some tree species, for example mountain hemlock (Peterson and Peterson, 2001), may likewise form narrow rings during years when the snowpack is thick and lingers late into the summer.
Subalpine forest and parkland is composed of mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana), Pacific silver fir, and yellow-cedar.
No cores were collected from mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana [Bong.
Although a few gardeners may use Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) and mountain hemlock (T.
The mountain hemlock was deemed to be several trees growing together, and the measurement of the champion western hemlock was incorrectly inflated by a swollen buttress.
Open alpine terrain like this is rare in the Diamond Peak Wilderness, where dense mountain hemlock forests block most views.
For example: western and mountain hemlock, grand fir, Pacific silver fir, and noble fir make up a "group sort," while Ponderosa pine is in a group by itself.
The dense mountain hemlock and lodgepole pine trees here are mostly the same height and size.
The 84-page guide will help you distinguish mountain hemlock from western hemlock, and from 155 other species of trees found in the West.
The Kelsay Fire, sparked by lightning Sunday, is eating through mountain hemlock, lodgepole pine, Shasta red fir, white fir and grouse huckleberry in the Umpqua National Forest about three miles north of Lemolo Lake and 12 miles north of Diamond Lake.
The Bear Lake fire burned about 30 acres of mountain hemlock and fir, Widmark said.
Topics include "Fire and Fungus in Waldo Lake Mountain Hemlock Forests" (Aug.
I finally stopped in a clearing to sit down and soak it all in: the tall, spiny subalpine firs and mountain hemlocks, the shrill sun, the wind, the boats on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the cloudless sky.