Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.-Scientific Name
American Beech-Common Name
Date Photographed-Nov.29th, 2016
beech trees are so obvious in the woods because they hang on to nearly all of their leaves late into the fall. One of my favorite trees on the east US
Fagus grandifolia, commonly known as American Beech or North American beech, is a species of beech tree. This is Latin for: Fagus, Beech; grandi, great; folia, leaves. It is native to eastern North America, from Nova Scotia west to southern Ontario in southeastern Canada, west to Wisconsin and south to eastern Texas and northern Florida in the United States. Trees in the southern half of the range are sometimes distinguished as a variety, F. grandifolia var....