Common Name: Yew
Published in: Sp. Pl. 2: 1040. 1753.
Other: Gymnosperm, but not cone-bearing. Poisonous needles, bark and seed. Grows in a wide range of climate and soil conditions and is one of the best conifers for shade. Lectotype: T. baccata L. (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 1: 67. 1913).