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Pacific yew · Taxus brevifolia

Description: evergreen conifer (30-50 ft.) with dark green, often 2-ranked (grow in a single plane) leaves. Red fruit is poisonous! Bark contains taxol, a chemical that helps fight cancer. Slow growth rate. It is an understory tree of moist, well-drained sites. Shade/part shade, regular water, well-drained soil.