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Species of the Week: Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)

Did you put up a Christmas tree this year? 🎄Check out this post to learn about a native tree that grows in Pennsylvania forests that closely resembles a Christmas tree… okay, maybe a really BIG Christmas tree!

Check out this link to see the official Act that declared this species our STATE TREE in 1931! It even mentions this species being used as a Christmas tree (today, most Christmas trees are a type of Fir, which are a bit different from Eastern Hemlocks).,the%20State%20tree%20of%20Pennsylvania

Check out this link for more info on HWA and how you can help.

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