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Irish Yew

Observed: 18th November 2012 By: Peadar na BreacPeadar na Breac’s reputation in PlantsPeadar na Breac’s reputation in PlantsPeadar na Breac’s reputation in Plants
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The Irish Yew Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata' was discovered by a Mr. George Willis in 1740 in the Cuilcagh mountains.All Irish Yew trees in Ireland and across the world are thought to originate from cuttings taken from one of his female trees which he had gifted to Viscount Mount Florence.For this reason it is also known as the Florence Court Yew.

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