Canada yew

  • Latin name: Taxus canadensis Marsh.
  • French name: If du Canada
  • Synonym(s): Ground-hemlock
  • Taxonomic Serial Number: 194885
Description

Leaves

  • Leafy shoot with fruit - Canada yew

Form

  • Needles

Colour

  • Pale green

Size

Height

  • 2 m

Tree form

Open-grown

  • A straggling multistemmed shrub, no trunk
  • Stems trail in the humus layers
  • Tips upturned

Habitat

Light tolerance

  • Shade-tolerant

Associated species

  • Grows in colonies

Range

Eastern Canada

Photos
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