Advent Botany 2016 – Day 6: Yew know it’s Christmas — Culham Research Group

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By Niki Simpson Niki Simpson’s outstanding photo montage of Taxus baccata The traditional Christmas tree here in the UK is the Norway spruce, Picea abies, while Abies nordmanniana is increasingly sold as the expensive “non-drop” Nordmann fir. However, mention must be made of our native yew, Taxus baccata, which can provide an alternative Christmas tree.…

via Advent Botany 2016 – Day 6: Yew know it’s Christmas — Culham Research Group

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