Needles of the Eastern Hemlock


Smooth, underside-whitened needles grow up to 1½ inches (1¼ centimeters) in length and are arranged in flattened sprays on either side of the branch. Attached to twigs by a short, smooth stem.

Scan created on 10/14/02 by Chris Bersbach.

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