One such example includes ground hemlock
, an evergreen shrub which occurs below the trees.
In New Brunswick, for example, the Eastern Canada Ground Hemlock
Working Group is working on broadening sustainable harvest guidelines that were first developed by the Canadian Forest Service and the Prince Edward Island provincial government.
Also known as ground hemlock
, the plant contains paclitaxel, a compound used to make Taxol (TM), the best selling chemotherapy drug in the world.