Pacific yew

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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service ; U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management ; U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration , [Washington, D.C.?]
Forest reserves -- Recreational use, Yew -- Environmental aspects -- Northwest, Pa
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region, United States. Bureau of Land Management, United States. Food and Drug Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL14449738M

Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) is a small conifer tree that produces very little usable wood that is free of large knots, incursions, or voids.

Dense and fine grained, it is a joy to turn and takes a finish that rivals many other hardwoods. As is grows very slowly under the forest canopy, it is not uncommon to have "Maker of fine yew longbows and recurve bows for the archery community." Pacific Yew, Inc. PO Box Fall City WA Phone () Pacific Yew, Inc.

- SE Redmond Fall City Rd, Fall City, Washington - Rated based on 17 Reviews "I cannot say enough good things about the /5(17). Pacific Yew The Yew Family–Taxaceae Taxus brevifolia Nutt. (TAKS-us brev-i-FOAL-ee-uh) Names: The Pacific Yew is also called the Western Yew or sometimes the Oregon Yew.

Brevifolia means short leaves. Relationships: There are about seven species of yew worldwide. Most are shrubs. The English species, T. baccata and the Japanese species, T. cuspidata have many cultivated [ ].

Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) (click on each photo to enlarge image) Native to the Pacific coastal region from southeastern Alaska southward into California. Occur from ft. ( m) elevation.

website authors order a book "Trees to Know" more informational sites contact us. Rot Resistance: Pacific Yew is very durable in regard to decay resistance, and is also resistant to most insect attack.

Workability: Overall, an easy wood to work, though knots and other grain irregularities can pose a challenge. Yew glues, finishes, and turns well. Odor: No characteristic odor.

Pacific yew, (Taxus brevifolia), an evergreen timber tree of the yew family (Taxaceae).

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It is the only commercially important yew native to North America, where it is found from Alaska to California. Usually between 5 and 15 metres (about 15 to 50 feet) tall, it sometimes reaches 25 metres.

See. Taxus brevifolia, the Pacific yew or western yew, is a conifer native to the Pacific Northwest of North ranges from southernmost Alaska south to central California, mostly in the Pacific Coast Ranges, but with isolated disjunct populations in southeast British Columbia (most notably occurring on Zuckerberg Island near Castlegar) and in north to central Taxaceae.

Pacific yew poisoning is an extremely serious condition caused by the ingestion of any part of a Pacific yew, including breathing in the pollen. - Wag. Pacific Yew Poisoning in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Recovery, Management, Cost.

Welcome to Pacific Yew Yoga Studio. I am Wendy Humphreys and I am the owner of this wonderful studio. Our mission at Pacific Yew Yoga is to promote the discovery of ones true self by creating a supportive community of teachers and various class styles. We will create a. Jul 04,  · This wood is my absolute favourite of favourites.

Quite simply, it has a richness that speaks to my senses like a fine cognac long-aged in French oak barrels, or perhaps your preference is Grand Marnier. My kitchen cabinets are made from yew, as are many of our doors here at West Wind Hardwood, and upon [ ].

Needles: Pacific Yew has short, flat, needles that spread out on opposite sides of the twig in flattened rows. They are dark green on top and lighter green below. The white lines on the lower surface are often indistinct or not visible.

The needles are about 1 inch long, shorter than Grand Fir needles, but generally longer than those of Western Hemlock. Oct 20,  · Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia, is a fairly rare North American softwood tree, found in southern Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon, Washington.

The Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) supplied the much sought after paclitaxel. It can be found in the remaining primeval forests on the coast of Northern California. Unfortunately, it is predominantly the particularly ancient trees that have accumulated the alkaloid in higher concentrations.

Pacific Yew is the wood used for many of our bows.

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This is high elevation yew from the ideal habitat in British Columbia, it is carefully chosen, harvested and seasoned by the bowyer or purchased from local first nations. Yew has ancient roots in traditional archery for thousands of years. It was the bow wood that.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)-funded researchers unlocked the Pacific yew tree’s potential to treat cancer and developed the lifesaving compound paclitaxel (Taxol). Taxol, an antimitotic agent used to treat cancer, blocks cancer cell growth by stopping cell division, resulting in cell death.

Pacific yew has great medical importance since it contains a drug Taxol, which is being used for Cancer medicine Research. It is an attractive ornamental tree and is frequently used as a hedge plant. Pacific yew wood was used by the Native Americans to make warring, fishing, and hunting tools.

From Pacific to Atlantic Taxus canadensis, the Canadian Yew or Ground Hemlock, is one of the yew species that can serve as a starting point for semi-synthesized are fears that the story of the Pacific yew may repeat itself in Atlantic Canada as demand for this plant increases.

Used medicinally by Native Americans for centuries for promoting respiratory health, stomach function and immune strength, the incredible benefits of the pacific yew tree were rediscovered in the twentieth century when it as found that the pacific yew provided some of the most powerful health.

May 03,  · The Pacific yew tree, which up to now has had so little going for it that it has been left to rot when cut in logging operations, has suddenly become so much in. Jul 14,  · At the peak of its fame, however, the Pacific yew was widely touted as the oncological equivalent of the goose that laid golden eggs.

Indeed, as the bark stripping process inevitably killed the tree, for a while—just as with the legendary goose—the demand for Taxol seemed to threaten the Pacific yew's very by: 5.

Eric Yarnell, ND, RD(AHG) In the National Cancer Institute found that extracts of Taxus brevifolia (Pacific yew) bark were active in vitro against cancer cells. A sample was sent to researcher Monroe Wall, PhD, in North Carolina to follow up.

Wall and associates confirmed that crude extracts were effectives against various types of cancer [ ]. This wood is from logs that were cut in the late 's and early 's and have recently been milled into high grade blocks and squares.

The wood dried substantially in log form and while some turning blanks are completely dry, others will have residual moisture. Pacific Yew Yoga, Albany, Oregon.

likes. We offer classes to inspire and empower you to strengthen your body, inspire your mind and grow your soul in a comfortable and supportive environment.5/5(14). May 01,  · Medical Attributes of Taxus brevifolia - The Pacific Yew by Jay Shah, Shannon Kotch, and Paul Witt Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, PA May Taxus brevifolia, commonly known as Pacific yew, is a member of is native to the western coast of North America, ranging from Alaska to California (USDA).

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Taxus baccata L. (Taxaceae family) Common Name: Yew. The yew (Taxus baccata) has been noted as the most poisonous plant in all of Europe. The yew is a tree or shrub of the family Taxaceae that will accommodate all types of soils and grows in shade and sun.

It is planted in parks, gardens, and cemeteries, especially for ornamental fences. The leaves of the Pacific yew range from 1 to centimeters long and narrow, at cm wide. Normally, you’ll find this shrub in forests in the western United States. Pacific yew is called by several other names, including English yew, Japanese yew, western yew and Anglo-Japanese yew.

Taxus brevifolia, popularly known as the pacific or western yew, is a coniferous tree which inhabits the temperate rainforest of the Pacific Northwest, shown in Figure 1 below.

The trunk features either a straight or contorted shape and is comprised of a heavy and resistant wood. Our passion is in is crafting longbows and flatbows from pacific yew. We believe in a bow building process which allows us to listen to the wood. All our bows are unique and while we can emulate one you see, no two bows will ever be identical.

All bows come with 2 Fast Flight strings, a stringing string, and a protective fleece bow sock.

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Herb: Pacific Yew Latin name: Taxus brevifolia Family: Taxaceae (Yew Family) Medicinal use of Pacific Yew: The Pacific yew is a highly toxic plant but it was employed medicinally by several native North American Indian tribes who used it to treat a variety of complaints.Yew: A History by Fred Hageneder.

The first book to cover all aspects of botany as well as the cultural history and mythology of the Yew. This is the remarkable story of the oldest living things in Europe and their endangered future.Pacific yew definition is - a small or medium slow-growing irregularly branched yew (Taxus brevifolia) of the Pacific coast of the U.S.

and Canada that yields a fine .