Also called western hemlock-spruce.

Part of hemlock  genus Tsuga in 🌲︎ cedar / fir / hemlock / larch / pine / spruce  family Pinaceae in 🌲︎ conifer  order Pinales.

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Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA's Pacific Northwest (Cascadia) and 🗻︎ Rocky Mountains.   🌎︎ Map (scroll down) 🌎︎ Map (.pdf).

🌲︎ State tree of Washington.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Tsuga hosts caterpillars of 110 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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