Taxus canadensis

ClassificationGymnosperms
FamilyTaxaceae
Family (Traditional)Taxaceae
GenusTaxus
SpeciesTaxus canadensis Marshall
Common Namebois de sapin, buis, Canada yew, Canadian yew, Ground hemlock, if du Canada, Kanadai tiszafa, Kanadische Eibe, kanadska tisa, sapin traƮnard, Tasso del Canada
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Needle-like;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Red ;
*Average C-Value: 8.2
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (KY), Jackson (KY), Menifee (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Wolfe (KY), Pickett (TN), Rutherford (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MDKY, MTSU, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100001963 Pulaski Kentucky Andrew Denham
EKY
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31234100001955 Powell Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
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31234100853009 Menifee Kentucky k. Johnson
EKY
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31234100001989 Wolfe Kentucky Jennifer R. Francis
EKY
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31234100001922 Jackson Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
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31234100723699 Carter Kentucky Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr., Thomas N. McCoy
EKY
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31234100768702 Wolfe Kentucky Robert R. Pace
EKY
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31234100001880 Carter Kentucky Elizabeth M. Browne
EKY
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31234100001971 Wolfe Kentucky Bryce D. Fields
EKY
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31234100768710 Menifee Kentucky Robert R. Pace
EKY
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ETSU001312 Pickett Tennessee
ETSU
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ETSU001313 Pickett Tennessee
ETSU
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MDKY00002005 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
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MDKY00002008 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
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MDKY00002007 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
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31234100001906 Carter Kentucky F. A. Gilbert
EKY
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31234100768728 Wolfe Kentucky Robert R. Pace
EKY
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31234100768694 Wolfe Kentucky Robert R. Pace
EKY
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31234100462363 Carter Kentucky Timothy J. Weckman
EKY
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31234100001948 Menifee Kentucky Kathryn Huie-Netting
EKY
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31234100001914 Jackson Kentucky Greg Sievert
EKY
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31234100001930 Menifee Kentucky Julian Campbell
EKY
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BEREA000994 Rowan Kentucky Julian Campbell
BEREA
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31973000004755 Rowan Kentucky Risk, Allen
KNK
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31973000004757 Wolfe Kentucky Thieret, John
KNK
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31973000004756 Pickett Tennessee Gonsoulin, Gene
KNK
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MDKY00002006 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
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MDKY00002003 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
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MDKY00002004 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
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TENN-V-0011874 Carter Kentucky
TENN
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MDKY00002002 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
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TENN-V-0011877 Wolfe Kentucky
TENN
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TENN-V-0011876 Menifee Kentucky
TENN
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MTSU000978 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
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TENN-V-0011873 Carter Kentucky
TENN
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TENN-V-0011875 Carter Kentucky
TENN
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TENN-V-0011857 Washington Tennessee
TENN
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TENN-V-0011855 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
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TENN-V-0011854 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
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UCHT023441 Carter Kentucky F.A. Gilbert
UCHT
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Taxus canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Taxus canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Taxus canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Taxus canadensis - Tara Littlefield