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Japanese Yew (Taxus cuspidata)

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conifer Taxus cuspidata; It is an evergreen tree or large shrub growing to 12 m tall, slow growing, native to Japan, Korea, northeast China and the extreme southeast of Russia.The seed cones are highly modified, each cone containing a single seed 48 mm long partly surrounded by a modified scale which develops into a soft, bright red berry-like structure called an aril.Tree can live to 1,000 years.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Flora of Sakhalin

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