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|Family: Pinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tsuga||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.
Stem: trunk < 50 m, < 2.7 m wide; mature bark thin, red-brown, grooves narrow, ridges wide; twig hairy. Leaf: 5--20 mm, persistent 4--7 years; tip blunt to rounded.
Ecology: Scattered in northern coastal conifer to mixed-evergreen forests; Elevation: generally < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, w KR, NCoRO; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Montana.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Robert Haller, Nancy J. Vivrette, & James R. Griffin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Tsuga
Next taxon: Tsuga mertensiana
Citation for this treatment: J. Robert Haller, Nancy J. Vivrette, & James R. Griffin 2017. Tsuga heterophylla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47422, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.