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Taxus floridana (Florida Yew)

Synonyms: Taxus baccata subsp. floridana; Taxus canadensis subsp. floridana; Taxus canadensis var. floridana; Taxus globosa var. floridana
Language: Fre

Wikipedia Abstract

Taxus floridana, the Florida yew, is a species of yew, found only in a small area of under 10 km² on the eastern side of the Apalachicola River in northern Florida at altitudes of 15–30 m. It is listed as critically endangered. It is protected in reserves at the Torreya State Park and at the Nature Conservancy's Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve, and has legal protection under the United States and Florida Endangered Species laws.
View Wikipedia Record: Taxus floridana

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Taxus floridana


Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [3]  0.67
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Apalachicola River and Forests United States

Range Map


SE USA: Florida (along the Apalachicola River in Gadsden and Liberty Co.).. TDWG: 78 FLA; Southeastern U.S.A., Florida (along the Apalachicola River) TDWG: 78 FLA;

External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3Forest Inventory and Analysis DB version 5.1, May 4, 2013, U.S. Forest Service
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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