Canadian Yew (Taxus canadensis)

Trees of Woodland Park

Canadian Yew (Taxus canadensis)

Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey 07604, United States

Created By: Unity College


Location Description: Canadian Yews are found in moist, cool soil in rich woods, hardwood and conifer forests, swamps, ravines and banks. This particual tree is located behind a pile of discarded plastic fence posts which are seen a little bit past the path's beginning.

Rationale for Including: This tree was incuded because of its noticable and dictinct red "berries" that are present. Yews are the only evergreen species to have an exposed seed covered by a fleshy aril.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Trees of Woodland Park


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