Mountain hemlock - 201210LJW

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_JAW8682 The ridge on the south side of Enchanted Valley has extensive forests of mountain hemlock. The world's largest mountain hemlock is found here, but I could not find a sign identifying it. Still, there are so many large mountain hemlocks that many of them are of world class size.

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Comments (4)

cbaisan on December 3, 2012

I like that species. Handsome trees they are!

Larry Workman QIN on December 9, 2012

You know you are in the highlands on the Olympic Peninsula when you see these trees.

Joel Skok on January 26, 2013

They survive Michigan winters and are coveted for landscaping. Keep looking for the champion Tsuga mertensiana! LIKE

Larry Workman QIN on January 26, 2013

Thanks for the information Joel!

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Photo taken in Olympic National Park, 3002 Mt Angeles Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98362, USA

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  • Uploaded on October 15, 2012
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    by Larry Workman QIN
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D300S
    • Taken on 2012/10/08 16:02:08
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 22.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO1000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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