Family:
Taxaceae Gray
Genus:
Taxus L.

Taxus canadensis Marshall

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. Canada to N. Central & E. U.S.A.

[EDGE]

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Taxus canadensis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.1, which places it in position 723 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 16.48, ranked 150. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Labrador, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Taxus canadensis Marshall appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2008 Winslow, E.J. [s.n.], USA K000553062 No
Jun 1, 2008 Lapham, I.A. [s.n.], USA K000553065 No
Jun 1, 2008 Beattie, F.S. [s.n.], USA K000553063 No
Jun 1, 2008 Fernald, M.L. [4414], Canada K000553064 No
Jun 1, 2008 Baldwin, W.K.W. [2469], Canada K000553067 No
Jun 1, 2008 Garton, C.E. [6865], Canada K000553066 No
Small, J.K. [s.n.], USA K000553061 No

First published in Arbust. Amer.: 150 (1785)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images