Taxus canadensis (Canada yew)

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Key Characteristics

  • Dark green, lush looking, flattened needles
  • Slow growing, long lived, heavily browsed by deer, monoecious
  • Fruit is a small red aryl with a cavity at the apical end
  • Twigs are green on new growth and turning brown with age, with green buds

Sourced from a field lab in Fall 2011


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