The scan above shows the upper surface of the
needles of Pacific yew.
Locations on Mt. Adams Where this Species May be Viewed:
Found only infrequently on Mt. Adams, Pacific yew
may be found -
1. Occasionally found in the coniferous forest
on the mid-elevation western slopes of Mt. Adams.
2. Occasionally found along Rd #23 at the southwestern
corner of Mt. Adams.
The scan above shows a close-up of the lower
needle surface of Pacific yew. The ventral needle surfaces of Pacific yew lack
the grayish to white stomatal bloom that is characteristic of other flat-needle
conifers found on the mountain.