Hemlock spruce


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(Bot.) a graceful coniferous tree (Tsuga Canadensis) of North America. Its timber is valuable, and the bark is largely used in tanning leather.

See also: Spruce

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Going along the forest road, the giant hemlock spruce with its top shaped like an umbrella comes into view at a road junction.
Deer-yards -- mature stands of softwoods, like hemlock spruce and pine -- that provided dense, overhead canopy, critical winter protection, were destroyed.
One possible reason for whittling down the list is the confusion nature of some of the names, such as hemlock spruce or hemlock, gray or silver fir.