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Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Pinaceae
  • State: GA, NC, SC, TN, VA
  • Nature Serve ID: 145577
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 05/08/2019

Where is Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Carolina hemlock can be found in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Which CPC Partners conserve Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 03/14/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Missouri Botanical Garden holds accessions of ​​​​​​​​​​Tsuga caroliniana in orthodox seed banking.

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Taxon Tsuga caroliniana
Authority Engelm
Family Pinaceae
CPC Number 48001
ITIS 183399
Common Names Carolina Hemlock
Associated Scientific Names Tsuga caroliniana
State Rank
State State Rank
Georgia S1
North Carolina S3
South Carolina SNR
Tennessee S3
Virginia S3
Ecological Relationships


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