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Fagus grandifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 50'-80'

Bloom Time: April, May

Bloom Color: yellow, green, brown

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, colonizing, edible, fall interest, shade tree, showy fruit

Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
  • Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
  • Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
  • Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
  • Fagus grandifolia (American beech)

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Description

Fagus grandifolia

Also known as:

American beech

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Scientific Synonyms:

Fagus americana, Fagus ferruginea

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Fagales
Family Fagaceae Beech family
Genus Fagus beech
Species Fagus grandifolia American beech