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Irish Yew Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’ (Height to 25m) Differs from Common Yew in having a more columnar, upright form with ascending branches. Leaves, flowers and fruits are almost identical to those of Common Yew. Present-day plants of this variant are survivors of one of a pair of trees found in County Fermanagh, Ireland, in the mid-eighteenth century.
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Irish Yew Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’ (Height to 25m) Differs from Common Yew in having a more columnar, upright form with ascending branches. Leaves, flowers and fruits are almost identical to those of Common Yew. Present-day plants of this variant are survivors of one of a pair of trees found in County Fermanagh, Ireland, in the mid-eighteenth century.

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Date: 26 Sep 2006
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