English Yew (Taxus baccata)
English Yew Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: No allergy has been reported for English Yew (Taxus baccata) species.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring.
Gymnosperm: Any plant such as a conifer whose seeds are not enclosed in an ovary.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Shrub: A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Evergreen: Retaining leaves throughout the year including changing seasons.
English Yew Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Dye: Used as a colored dye.
More English Yew (Taxus baccata) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP