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The European yew

The European yew (Taxus baccata) a European tree being able to grow for thousands of years. The tree is often planted near graveyards in Celtic areas (Brittany, England) allowing to reach old age, and is often used in horticulture.

Locations

293 yew trees (Taxus baccata) in 13 different countries are registered here.


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Subspecies, varieties, and cultivars

  • var. 'Aurea'
  • 'Dovastoniana'
  • 'Fastigiata'

References

  1. Ancient Yew Group, Ancient and Veteran Yew Trees, information about UK Yew Trees (en)
  2. General information, books and references on Taxus baccata (en)
  3. Species characteristics (en)
 

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