Taxus cuspidata

ClassificationGymnosperms
FamilyTaxaceae
Family (Traditional)Taxaceae
GenusTaxus
Species:Taxus cuspidata Siebold & Zucc.
Common NameJapanese Yew
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Region of Origin: Asia; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: Yes; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Petiole Type: subpetiolate; Leaf Rank: 2-ranked; Leaf Type: needle-like; Leaf Venation: one-veined; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: N/A; Carpel Number/Pistil: N/A; Fruit Complexity: N/A; Fruit Type: N/A; Fruit Wet/Dry: N/A; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: N/A; Inflorescence Types: N/A; Ovary Position: N/A; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Ovules per Carpel: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Petal Number: N/A; Pistil Complexity: N/A; Pistil Number: N/A; Placentation Type: N/A; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: N/A; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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: Fayette (KY), Floyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Madison (KY), Rowan (KY), Bedford (TN), Davidson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Pickett (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Washington (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1992 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100768678 Fayette Kentucky 25 Feb 2014 Robert R. Pace
SOTINKY36
EKY
Taxus cuspidata
ETSU001310 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002025 Lawrence Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002020 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002019 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002023 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002021 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
TENN-V-0011852 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Taxus cuspidata
TENN-V-0075253 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Taxus cuspidata
TENN-V-0011856 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT003242 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT006112 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT006111 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT006110 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU001002 Bedford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000989 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
31234100768652 Madison Kentucky 14 Mar 2014 Robert R. Pace
SOTINKY55
EKY
Taxus cuspidata
BEREA000988 Madison Kentucky 19 Aug 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Randy L. Mears
4128
BEREA
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002024 Floyd Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
MDKY00002022 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Taxus cuspidata
TENN-V-0011853 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Taxus cuspidata
TENN-V-0011851 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT003243 Knox Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT006113 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000984 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU023795 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000991 Davidson Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000977 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000992 Davidson Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000996 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000995 Davidson Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000987 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000988 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
MTSU000976 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Taxus cuspidata
UCHT042132 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Taxus cuspidata
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