Taxon profile


Mountain Hemlock
Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carrière

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Pinaceae »  genus Tsuga - hemlock »  subgenus Hesperopeuce

Scientific synonyms

Pinus mertensiana Bong.
Hesperopeuce mertensiana (Bong.) Rydb.
Abies pattoniana Balf.
Tsuga pattoniana (Balf.) Sénécl.
Hesperopeuce pattoniana (Balf.) Lemmon

Least Concern LC


Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Tsuga mertensiana subsp. grandicona Farjon - California Mountain Hemlock
subspecies Tsuga mertensiana subsp. mertensiana - Northern Mountain Hemlock

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [42436]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carrière]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Tsuga mertensiana (Bong.) Carrière]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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