Taxus L.

Common Name: Yew

Family: Taxaceae

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).

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