Tsuga caroliniana

ClassificationGymnosperms
FamilyPinaceae
Family (Traditional)Pinaceae
GenusTsuga
SpeciesTsuga caroliniana Engelm.
Common NameCarolina hemlock, Carolina-Hemlocktanne, hemlock de Caroline, Karolinai hemlokfenyo, karolinska cuga, pruche de la Caroline, Southern hemlock, Tsuga della Carolina
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Needle-like;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 10.0
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[S3] (State Rank); G2G3 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, ETSU, HTTU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2011 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100034071 Carter Tennessee B. Eugene Wofford
EKY
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001302 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001300 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001305 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001301 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001306 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015500 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015505 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015491 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015495 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015494 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015487 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015486 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015501 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015498 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015502 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
31234100034089 Unicoi Tennessee Brian Boom
EKY
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001304 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001299 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU001303 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
ETSU007853 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Oct 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015488 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015492 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015489 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015499 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015490 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015497 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015503 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
HTTU029493 White Tennessee
HTTU
Tsuga caroliniana
SWMT00282 Shelby Tennessee Mimi Ward and Eliine Toulon
SWMT
Tsuga caroliniana
TENN-V-0015496 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Tsuga caroliniana
UCHT023344 Unicoi Tennessee A.J. Sharp
UCHT
Tsuga caroliniana
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