Western Hemlock Management Conference proceedings by Western Hemlock Management Conference (1976)

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Statement[sponsored by College of Forest Resources of the University of Washington ; edited by] William A. Atkinson, Robert J. Zasoski.
SeriesContribution - College of Forest Resources, Institute of Forest Products, University of Washington -- no. 34., Contribution (University of Washington. Institute of Forest Products) -- no. 34A.
ContributionsAtkinson, William A., Zasoski, Robert J., University of Washington. College of Forest Resources.
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Paginationxi, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
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Open LibraryOL15166799M

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See more details of western hemlock. [48 ref.] Geographical range, climate, Western Hemlock Management Conference book and plant associations. Scott, D.R.M.; Long, J.N.; Kotar, J. Comparative ecological behavior of western hemlock in the Washington washington Subject Category: Geographic Entities see more details Cascades.

26 Author: E. Packee, W. Atkinson, R. Zasoski. Habitat. Tsuga heterophylla is an integral component of Pacific Northwest forests west of the Coast Ranges, where it is a climax is also an important timber tree throughout the region, along with many of its large coniferous associates.

Description. Western hemlock is a large evergreen coniferous tree growing to – ft (50–70 m) tall, exceptionally ft ( m), and Clade: Tracheophytes. In the book Know Your Woods, author Albert Constantine Jr. writes that western hemlock differs from eastern hemlock in that â the wood is of very fine texture, light in weight and straight in.

Other Names: Western Hemlock-Spruce, Pacific Hemlock, Coast Hemlock, West Coast Hemlock: Size: Height: 50 to 70 m ( to ft); occasionally grows up to m ( ft).

Trunk diameter: Up to m (9 ft). Identification: Leaves (Needles): Short-stalked, finely toothed, flat, mm long, irregularly spare Cones: Ovoid, short-stalked, thin papery scales; greenish to reddish-purple.

WESTERN HEMLOCK Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg. Plant Symbol = TSHE Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center Alternative Names West coast hemlock, pacific hemlock, coast hemlock Uses Ethnobotanic: Western hemlock bark has high tannin content and was used as a tanning agent, pigment and cleansing solution (Pojar & MacKinnon ).File Size: 76KB.

WOOD PRODUCTS VALUE: Western hemlock wood is recognized as an all-purpose raw material. It is one of the best pulpwoods for paper and paper board products [57,72].It is the principal source of alpha cellulose fiber used in the manufacture of rayon, cellophane, and many plastics [].Other uses are lumber for general construction, railway ties, mine timbers, and marine piling.

Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) is the most plentiful tree species on the coast of British Columbia. It is commonly sold and shipped together with amabilis fir under the name Hem-Fir (also often referred to as Hem-Bal).

This species is used for general construction, roof decking and plywood, as well as for laminating stock and the production of glue-laminated and solid beams.

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The genus Tsuga contains about 14 species native to North America [4] and southern and eastern Asia [10]. The word tsuga is the Japanese name for the native hemlocks of Japan.

The word heterophylla means ‘with other (different or various) leaves’. Other Common Names: Alpine hemlock, alpine spruce, berg-hemlock, black hemlock, mountain hemlock, Olympic fir, Pacific Coast hemlock, Patton's. Get this from a library.

Management of young growth: Douglas-fir and western hemlock: symposium held June[Alan B Berg; Oregon State University. School of Forestry.;]. Comparative ecological behavior of western hemlock in the Washington Cascades. In Proc. of Western Hemlock Management Conf., May Inst.

of Forest Products, Univ. of Washington.p This document is currently not available : D. R.M. Scott, James N. Long, J. Kotar. Western hemlock provides an important part of the esthetic background for eight national parks-four each in the United States and Canada.

It is a pioneer on many sites, yet it is commonly the climax dominant. Although western hemlock grows like a weed, its versatility and potential for management make it the "Cinderella of the Northwest." Habitat. Plant association and management guide for the western hemlock zone.

USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, R6-ECOLA p. Posted Date: April 1, Cited by: Western Hemlock Western hemlock (Tsuga hetero-phylla) is an evergreen tree that may reach 50 m in height.

It is found typically along both the east and west sides of the Coast Range and the Interior wet belt west of the Rocky Mountains. It has a narrow crown with a characteristically drooping top.

It has delicate, feathery foliage and down. Parry ex Engelm.) or western white pine used on some frost-prone sites. Reduced use of fire in recent decades has favored survival of natural advance regeneration of Pacific silver fir and western hemlock. As a result, numerous young true fir-hemlock stands now exist at higher elevations along the west side of the Cascade Range and.

Define western hemlock. western hemlock synonyms, western hemlock pronunciation, western hemlock translation, English dictionary definition of western hemlock. n a North American coniferous evergreen tree, Tsuga heterophylla, having hanging branches and oblong cones: family Pinaceae Noun 1.

Get this from a library. Managing young Douglas fir and western hemlock: economics, yield control, and thinning, symposium held June[Alan B Berg; Oregon State University. School of Forestry.;]. Western hemlock definition: a North American coniferous evergreen tree, Tsuga heterophylla, having hanging branches | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Eastern hemlock (Tsuga Canadensis) is a magnificent tree that was abundant in our Eastern forest hundreds of years ago. Actually, there are 14 species of hemlock native to North America. The Coastal Western Hemlock Zone stretches in a broad swath along the province's entire coast. The zone covers most lower elevations west of the Coast Mountains, from the very wet and exposed outer coast to drier and more sheltered areas of the inner coast.

The zone also extends east of the Coast Mountains along major river valleys. Western hemlock, amabilis fir, western redcedar, Sitka spruce, and (especially with increasing elevation) yellow-cedar dominate the forests of the wetter maritime subzones, which cover the majority of the zone as a whole.

Western hemlock and. Western hemlock definition is - a commercially important timber tree (Tsuga heterophylla) ranging from Alaska to California and having leaves that are of uniform width throughout and lack prominent pale stomatic lines beneath —called also Pacific hemlock, west coast hemlock.

Hemlock (Tsuga) Short needles, generally under 1" long. Each needle is borne on a small, raised, rounded peg. Needles of some species are green on top with white bands beneath, while others have uniform color on top and bottom.

Some species have needles of 2 distinct sizes, while others have needles of uniform length. Western Hemlock is a member of the Pinaceae family which includes cedars, firs, hemlocks, larches, pines and spruces among other evergreen trees.

For bonsai, it is an excellent choice as it lives for hundreds of years, grows in a variety of climates, and is easy to care for%(17). Californian hemlock western hemlock spruce see more; Family Pinaceae Genus Tsuga are evergreen trees, broadly conical in habit, with a drooping leading shoot,linear Plant range Western N America Characteristics.

Foliage Evergreen. Habit Columnar/Upright. Hardiness. Hardiness ratings. The wood of the Western Hemlock has an even grain and resists scraping, which makes it easy to machine.

It is commonly used for doors, windows, parts of staircases, ladders and other architectural millwork items. The scent of the crushed needles reminded early settlers of a European weed with a similar smell; hence the name "Hemlock". The tree. Western Hemlock.

Tsuga heterophylla Western Hemlock at our nursery; file photo of a more mature Western Hemlock Native to the Pacific Northwest, the Western Hemlock is a pyramidal, coniferous evergreen tree, with unusually graceful foliage.

The Coastal Western Hemlock (CWH) ecosystem dominates most of the coast of British Columbia. It lies in a broad band west of the Coast Mountains along the entire coast of BC (also extending from Alaska down through to Oregon), and also covers most of the Queen Charlotte Islands and Vancouver Island.

Published classifications identifying western hemlock as a dominant or codominant are as follows: Classification and management of riparian and wetland sites in northwest Montana.

Classification of montane forest community types in the Cedar River drainage of western Washington, U.S.A. Conference Title: Proceedings, Western hemlock management conference, May Abstract: Most damage is caused by the lepidopteran defoliators, Acleris gloverana acleris gloverana Subject Category: Organism NamesCited by: 2.

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(click on each photo to enlarge image) Needles: Short (under 3/4" long) and blunt; two distinctly different sizes; green above and white underneath each needle; most needles appear to arise from the sides of the twigs.

Fruit: Small, woody cones (about 1"); egg-shaped; thin, smooth scales. Twigs: Thin and droopy; have small, rounded pegs (leaf scars) on twigs with 1 needle arising from each peg.

The Hemlock Society (sometimes called Hemlock Society USA) was an American right-to-die and assisted suicide advocacy organization which existed from to It was co-founded in Santa Monica, California by British author and activist Derek Humphry, his wife Ann Wickett Humphry (), and Gerald A.

Larue. [citation needed] It relocated to Oregon in and, according to Key people: Derek Humphry, Ann Wickett. The Hemlock Tree is from the evergreen conifer classification. There are up to ten species of the tree, the most common being the Eastern Hemlock and the Western Hemlock.

It was given the genus name tsugan by Stephen L. Endlicher who was a botanist from Austria. The Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) is the species found in the temperate. Tsuga heterophylla.

Tsuga heterophylla, commonly known as the Western Hemlock, is the largest species of hemlock growing to ′ tall, and with a trunk diameter of up to 4′.The tallest specimen, m tall, is in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, California. It is. Western hemlock is the single most plentiful tree species on the coast of British Columbia.

It grows along both the east and west sides of the Coast Range, from sea level to mid–elevations, as well as in the Interior wet belt west of the Rocky Mountains. On average it typically grows 30 to 50 metres tall and 1 to metres in diameter.

It seldom grows in pure stands, and is. Facts about Hemlock* and Caring Friends Caring Friends is a program of the Hemlock Society (now called “Compassion & Choices,” coordinated out of Hemlock’s national headquarters in Denver.

Caring Friends trains volunteers to personally assist suicide and Hemlock provides how-to-commit-suicide information by mail. The effect of stand density on year old western hemlock tree and wood charasteristics was determined to assist foresters with stand density management. Trees.

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Treehouse design & bolt questions from Merritt in Washington: 1. TABs for western hemlock. — Yes, they will work in hemlocks. Here on the east coast, the Hemlocks (Tsuga Canadensis) are under attack from a tiny woolly adelgid.I don’t believe that’s a problem with the western Hemlocks (Tsuga heterophylla) that you are probably working have successfully used Treehouse Attachment.

Tsuga (/ ˈ s uː ɡ ə /, from Japanese 栂 (ツガ), the name of Tsuga sieboldii) is a genus of conifers in the subfamily Abietoideae. The common name hemlock is derived from a perceived similarity in the smell of its crushed foliage to that of the unrelated plant poison the latter, Tsuga species are not poisonous.

Eight to ten species are within the genus (depending on the Class: Pinopsida.Western Hemlock is the largest of the hemlock trees and the most prevalent tree species on the British Columbia coast.

Western Hemlocks are found from California, north to Alaska. and as far east as Alberta. Its preferred habitat is the wet coastal rain forests.©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, CA, San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, Strybing Arboretum.

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