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Taxus baccata

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English Yew 

FAMILY: TAXACEAE

Taxus baccata - English Yew

About English Yew at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to Europe, northern Africa, and southwest Asia.

  • Height can exceed 100’. Age can exceed 1,500 years.

  • Needles are short (<1.5”) and dark green, flat on branch.

  • Females produce bright red berries in fall.

  • Often found in cemeteries.

  • Fairly common in Portland, usually as shrubs.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
2513345 SE Milwaukie Ave
Private, Front Yard
65' Height
45' Spread
9' Circ.
Taxus baccata - English Yew