Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1489

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on cliffs, bluffs, and rocky slopes over calcareous or mafic rocks, red spruce and hemlock swamps and bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen

"FLOWER":
Spring

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Cupressales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Taxus canadensis   FAMILY Taxaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Taxus canadensis   FAMILY Taxaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Canada Yew, American Yew