English Yew Fact Sheet

Family:  Taxaceae - Yew family
Latin name:  Taxus baccata
Common name:  English Yew

Taxus baccata - English Yew trunk, bark and asset tag. English Yew pictured from above with immature female strobiles. English Yew shoot with immature seeds (ovoid seed partially covered by a fleshy cap-shaped, green aril). Taxus baccata close up of leaves and pollen cones near end of branchlet English Yew shoot with ripe seeds (ovoid seed surrounded by a fleshy cap-shaped, red aril)

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