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western hemlock

noun

  1. a tall, narrow hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, of western North America: the state tree of Washington.


western hemlock

noun

  1. a North American coniferous evergreen tree, Tsuga heterophylla, having hanging branches and oblong cones: family Pinaceae


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Above Longmire Springs the noble and amabilis fir, mixed with western hemlock, become the dominant type.

It is rarely found in unmixed stands, but is usually associated with western hemlock, Douglas fir, and noble fir.

Next to the Douglas fir the western hemlock is the most abundant tree in the forests of Oregon and Washington.

It usually grows on level benches and gentle slopes associated with Douglas fir, western hemlock, and noble and amabilis fir.

The bark of western hemlock is rated high as a tanning material.

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