Identify a conifer tree

Group 5

Hemlocks

Needles evergreen, single, flat or 4-sided; seeds in cones

Eastern Canada tree

  • Eastern hemlock

Western Canada tree; needles radially arranged around the twig; seed cones 3-8 cm long

  • Mountain hemlock

Western Canada tree; needles on 2 rows; seed cones no more than 2.5 cm long

  • Western hemlock
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