Taxaceae . . . . . Yews
Taxaceae/Taxus . . . . . Yew
Taxus baccata . . . . Yew
Trees are normally dioecious with females having the red arils (Pic. 1) and males small cones (Pic. 2); native especially on basic soils in S; now occurs over most BI exc. N Sc
Taxus baccata 'fastigiata' . . . . Irish Yew
There are a number of cultivars widely grown in gardens, including the fastigiate "Irish Yew"
Can possibly be confused with:
Swamp cypress Taxodium