Native SpeciesEastern hemlock

Tsuga canadensis
NOT FOUND by apalmer
2017-09-29
East Boothbay
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by mspalmer
Peer reviewed by HMS
Field Notes
I am happy because I smell good things in the woods, like fir needles, and that I am outside. I see moss and trees; I hear a red squirrel and kinglets; I smell fir needles and the ocean breeze, I feel the cool air and the soft forest floor.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I think that this is NOT Eastern Hemlock because the twig is brown, and not green.
Photo of my evidence.
I think that this is NOT Eastern Hemlock because the white strips on the underside of the needles are not bold and pronounced.
Photo of my evidence.
I think that this is NOT Eastern Hemlock because the needles are attached to the twig with a suction cup, not a petiole.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Tsuga canadensis
Common name:
Eastern hemlock
Sampling method: 
Transect
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.858375 °
Longitude: 
W -69.578910 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Bigelow Labs
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-09-29 11:30
Town or city: 
East Boothbay
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Sheepscot
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
5 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
People
Recent disturbance
Construction
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Soil moisture: 
Dry

Comments

Great job! Be careful of twig color, because it will change as the tissue matures. Eastern hemlock current-year twigs turn tan by the end of the growing season.