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(The Yew Family)


Family Description:

This small family includes evergreen trees and woody shrubs. The needles are linear and borne singularly on the twig. They spiral partway around the twig to form a semi-flattened spray. The fruit is an aril that surrounds the seed with an open underside like that of an upside-down cup.

Plants in Family:

Taxus americana - - -