Green color leaves;
Red color seed cone with brown/black color seed in the middle;
Needle-like leaf shape;
Parallel leaf vein
Common, hemlock woods in sandstone gorge.
American Yew, Ground Hemlock
Taxus canadensis (Canadian Yew) is a conifer native to central and eastern North America, thriving in swampy woods, ravines, riverbanks and on lake shores. Locally called simply "Yew", this species is also referred to as American Yew or Ground-hemlock.