[The Conifers of Mt. Adams]

The Hemlocks of Mt. Adams

The Genus Tsuga

The upper portion of mountain hemlock as seen at treeline at Crystal Lake on the western slopes of Mt. Adams................September 25, 2005. This species may be found from about 4000' up to treeline.

Western Hemlock: Tsuga heterophylla -

Mountain Hemlock: Tsuga mertensiana -

Paul Slichter