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Pacific Yew

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Pacific Yew (Taxus Species)

Cultivated

Yews are evergreen shrubs or small trees with reddish-brown bark in thin flaking scales; leaves are dark green to yellow-green, shaped like a narrow sickle, stiff, 1.25 to 2.5 cm long, and pointed at the apex. Fruit is bright scarlet red or sometimes yellow and fleshy.

Toxicity

Poisonous

Berries/Fruits

Fruit is bright scarlet red or sometimes yellow and fleshy surrounding a green seed.

Flowers

Inconspicuous

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