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Yew

yew

Taxus baccata

Its bark is red-brown and purplish patchy.

The yew is widespread, found in churchyards, gardens, parks and hedges.

It is used for furniture, venner, craftwork and archery bows.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.