Beech

Beech 6566 June - Right Middle

Beech 6566 June – Right Middle

Beech (Fagus) is a genus of eleven accepted species of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to temperate Europe, Asia and North America. F. sylvatica is the most commonly cultivated, although there are few important differences between species aside from detail elements such as leaf shape. Beeches are large trees that may exceed 35 metres in height and 1.5 metres indiameter at breast height. Source: Wikipedia.

 

 

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Link: Wikipedia

Link: Google Images

Link: Royal Horticultural Society, UK

Link: Tree Council of Ireland: list of Beech Heritage Trees; scroll down to Fagus Sylvatica

Link: Kew Gardens

Link: North Carolina State University: catelogue of trees

Link: Plantdatabase.co.uk

Link: Ohio State University catelogue of trees

Link: Google Streetview

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