P. canadensis bears a great resemblance to the common Yew, but it is less stiff in its habit, and therefore much handsomer. (Desc. Pinus)
Published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2 1421 in 1763. Also published in Desc. Pinus 1: t.32 p.50 #26 in 1803 (and in ed.3 #41 in 1832)
...first cultivated amongst us by the late Mr. Peter Collinson, at Mill Hill, where a large tree is still remaining of his planting.
Basionym of Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carrière.