A Remarkable eastern hemlock

Tree Information
Common Name: eastern hemlock
Scientific name: Tsuga canadensis
Category: Old tree
Notes: Although this tree has not been dated, a nearby tree of similar size and site condition was 432 years old in 2006. The tree overlooks Mountain Lake, one of two natural lakes in Virginia. The tree has been succesfully treated for hemlock wooly adlegid, an introduced pest that has killed many hemlocks in Virignia.
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Nominator: David Deshler
Location of Tree
County/City: Giles
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