Invasive Species Compendium

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Tsuga caroliniana
(Carolina hemlock)

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Tsuga caroliniana (Carolina hemlock)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Tsuga caroliniana
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Carolina hemlock
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Tsuga caroliniana Engelm.

Preferred Common Name

  • Carolina hemlock

International Common Names

  • French: hemlock de Caroline; tsuga de Caroline

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Hemlocktanne, Carolina-
  • Italy: tsuga della Carolina

EPPO code

  • TSUCR (Tsuga caroliniana)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Pinaceae
  •                         Genus: Tsuga
  •                             Species: Tsuga caroliniana

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Melampsora farlowii (hemlock rust)

Host of (source - data mining):

Adelges tsugae (hemlock woolly adelgid)