Also called Canadian hemlock and Pruche du Canada.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada Maritimes and Great Lakes;  and 🇺🇸 USA New England, Great Lakes and Appalachia.

In this area:

due to possible infestation by hemlock woolly adelgid HWA Adelges tsugae .

Growth and regeneration of this plant can be severely limited by large populations of 🦌︎ white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus .

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Its bark was used to make tannic acid, to process hides for leather goods.

Learn more about eastern hemlock Tsuga canadensis

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