The Western Hemlock is one of the most numerous trees forming the canopy of the Packwood Forest (except for in the wetter marshy area that we walked through). The needles do not spiral like a Douglass Fir's, but splay out on either side of the branch in flat rows. The underside of the needles are lighter in color than the top. The needles are also much softer.
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
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