American beech

Fagus grandifolia

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Fagus grandifolia, the American beech or North American beech, is the species of beech tree native to the eastern United States and extreme southeast Canada. The genus name Fagus is Latin for "beech", and the species name grandifolia comes from grandis "large" and folium "leaf".

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  1. (c) Sara Rall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/9216901
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fagus_grandifolia

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