hemlock spruce


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eastern hemlock, hemlock spruce, spruce pine

Wood of a coniferous tree of eastern North America; moisture-resistant, soft, coarse, uneven-textured; splinters easily; inferior for use in construction.
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WESTERN HEMLOCK, HEMLOCK, PACIFIC HEMLOCK, BRITISH COLUMBIAN HEMLOCK, WEST COAST HEMLOCK, HEMLOCK SPRUCE, ALASKA PINE, WESTERN HEMLOCK FIR, GRAY FIR, SILVER FIR, ALASKAN PINE
Mile by mile of rock gave way to algae, then moss, weed and eventually the hemlock spruce fores t that dominates South East Alaska.
Western hemlock, Alaska pine, hemlock spruce, Pacific hemlock, British Columbian hemlock