The Tsuga Caroliniana
is commonly known as Carolina Hemlock
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Carolina hemlock has a very limited distribution. It occurs along the
slopes of the Appalachian Mountains from southwestern Virginia and
western North Carolina into South Carolina and northern Georgia
The currently accepted scientific name of Carolina hemlock is Tsuga
caroliniana Engelm. [12
]. There are no recognized subspecies,
varieties, or forms.
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Much of the information presented here is attributed to:
Coladonato, Milo 1993. Tsuga caroliniana. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online].
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available at USDA Forest Service.