hemlock tree


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Noun1.hemlock tree - an evergreen treehemlock tree - an evergreen tree      
genus Tsuga, Tsuga - hemlock; hemlock fir; hemlock spruce
hemlock - soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock
Canadian hemlock, eastern hemlock, spruce pine, Tsuga canadensis - common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood
Carolina hemlock, Tsuga caroliniana - medium-sized evergreen of southeastern United States having spreading branches and widely diverging cone scales
black hemlock, mountain hemlock, Tsuga mertensiana - large evergreen of western United States; wood much harder than Canadian hemlock
Pacific hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, west coast hemlock, western hemlock - tall evergreen of western North America; commercially important timber tree
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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To commemorate the Renwick's reopening, Grade selected a hemlock tree in the Cascade Mountains east of Seattle that is approximately 150 years old--the same age as this building.
The hemlock woolly adelgid is a poppyseed-sized invasive insect that hitched a ride from southern Japan - probably on an ornamental hemlock tree - and landed in Richmond, Va.
A hemlock tree in the front of her yard is one favorite, and she also likes wrestling with a blue cylinder-shaped buoy filled with sand, MacCorkle said.
In winter the hemlock tree, with its wide spreading, drooping branches, weighted with snow that settles easily on the flat, horizontally aligned needles, provides shelter from both wind and falling snow.
They planted an Eastern Hemlock tree in the shadow of the Pin Oak as a symbol of love and marriage, just like William's parents Prince Charles and Princess Diana did on William's first birthday.
I sat back against the rough bark of the hemlock tree and closed my eyes, listening to the wind in the trees and the birds singing.
The imperial couple planted a memorial Canadian hemlock tree in the garden at the official residence.
Suddenly, a vivid red bird sailed to the ground from a nearby hemlock tree.
This lower number for the latter was a result of either no adelgid infestation found on trees at 28 m east and west of the release tree within the five sites or no eastern hemlock tree was present in the area.
It was slow and tedious work sorting out the tracks, and when I slipped past the big old hemlock tree, it took me a second to realize that the prints I was following had made a hard turn to the left.
The average hemlock tree in sites with high mortality lost 50 to 75% of their foliage, while hemlock trees in sites with moderate mortality on average had 25 to 50% foliar loss.
Chickadee-dee-dee, laughed a sprightly black-capped bird in the hemlock tree.