Common Yew

Common Yew

Sombre Sentinels in Winter Green

Audio – Common Yew Common yew (1a) Irish yew (1b) Common Yew (Taxus baccata) or Iúr/Eo in Irish is an evergreen conifer which like another conifer, the Scot’s pine, is native to Ireland (1a). A mutant, upright, fastigate form of the yew is the Irish yew (Taxus baccata ‘Fastiagata’) the original of which was discovered…