1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Tsuga (Endl.) Carrière
      1. Tsuga caroliniana Engelm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A. (Appalachian Mountains).

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Tsuga caroliniana is rated as Near Threatened (NT) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -3.11, which places it in position 538 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 11.19, ranked 166. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

    Tsuga caroliniana Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2010 Small, J.K. [s.n.], USA K000554506
    Mar 1, 2010 Canby, W.M. [s.n.], USA K000554508
    Curtiss, A.H. [2663], USA K000554505
    Bozeman, J.R. [45244], USA K000554507
    Gibbs, L.R. [s.n.], USA K000554504

    First published in Bot. Gaz. 6: 223 (1881)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0