Beech

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The husk can have a variety of spine- to scale-like appendages, the ... Since the beech tree has such delicate bark, carvings, such as lovers' initials and ... that it was introduced by Neolithi...

Edible beech nuts from Epping Forest | Raw Rob: Raw food, wild ...

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Oct 8, 2009 ... I've seen the empty outer shells before but never the actual nuts – I think the ... Beech nut outer shell ... like yours has reached maturity just dont expect them every year. ... We have a 40+ year old gorgeous beech tree.

Hiker's Notebook: American Beech

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Scientific Name: Fagus grandifolia - The generic name is Latin for beech tree, which is derived from the Greek "to eat" in reference to the edible beech nuts. ... The thin bark of the beech does not afford much protection to the tree; they are ... nuts. They are only produced after the beech has reached the age of about 40 ye...

American Beech - Penn State University

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Oct 8, 2013 ... Unlike most other hardwood trees, the American beech retains this smooth ... The American beech is especially found in sites that have moist soils, ... Pollinated flowers form an edible nut ("beech nut", "beech mast") which is ...

Beechnuts, A Delightful Woodland Snack, Bayou Bill

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Sep 15, 2003 ... One of the great features of fall is the ripening of beechnuts. ... beneath the low limbs of a beech tree where I shuck the twin hard inner shells out of ... the smallest blade of my Old Timer pocket knife) for a delightful woodland snack. ... Before the inner nuts are dry, this flat side can be removed by placing the ...

Beech Tree - Cronodon

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Mar 21, 2014 ... More ancient beech trees often have hollow trunks, as do oaks and yews. ... collapse, especially a very old pollard which has reacted to being repeatedly ... buttressing and this feature does seem very variable in mature individuals. ... A full crop of nuts are produced every five years and trees produce their ...

american beech

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American Beech are fairly large trees, usually up to 80 feet tall. ... Leaves have short stalks and saw-toothed edges. ... The fruit, called Beechnuts, are an important food source for many animals, ... This tree spreads by animals, such as squirrels and Bluejays, eating the fruit before pooping out the seeds in a new location.

Beech (Fagus sylvatica) - British trees - Woodland Trust

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Common beech is a deciduous tree native to southern England and South Wales . ... What does beech look like? ... The reddish brown, torpedo-shaped leaf buds form on short stalks, and have a distinctive criss-cross ... This cup becomes woody once pollinated, and encloses one or two beech nuts (known as beechmast).

Culturally and Economically Important Nontimber Forest Products of ...

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Jan 13, 2011 ... Beech is one of the few nut producing species occuring naturally in the region. Much of the beech population in northern Maine has been affected by beech bark disease, ... Healthy trees of any age have smooth gray bark.

Native North American Nut Trees - Nature Community - MOTHER ...

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Here is a guide to a selection of nut trees native to North America: the ... Hickory nuts are wholesome to eat, and hickory wood has a wide range of uses. ... which may reach a height of 20 or more feet before succumbing to the blight. ... The beech is a large tree—60 to 80 feet-high—with smooth gray bark and oval leaves .

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Growing Beech Nut Trees | Home Guides | SF Gate

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The tree has plenty to offer gardeners with large yards: shade in the ... ... growing deciduous tree that may grow to be up to 80 feet tall and 400 years old. ... American beech is a formidable tree that must have plenty of space to extend its roots ...

How old are the trees, when they have the highest harvest of ...

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Jan 15, 2014 ... I am looking for a relationship between harvests of beechnuts, age of trees and .... Whilst it has been a tradition in the husbandry of pigs both wild and ... where veteran Beech trees, two centuries or more in age have been ...

American Beech - Fagus grandifolia - Blue Planet Biomes

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The leaves have distinct, strong veins and toothed edges. The American Beech tree does not like city living, probably because of the carbon monoxide. The American Beech tree has a shallow root system and likes bottom land, and upland soil. ... The animals that feed on the nuts that grow on this tree are: the opossum, ...

Know Your Deer Plants: American Beech | Quality ... - QDMA.com

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Jun 25, 2013 ... Similar to oak species, the availability of American beech nuts is highly ... American beech generally begins producing seed when 40 years old (or 5 to 8 ... Last year I found some nuts, does this mean the disease has run it's course? ... These trees have several wildlife uses from hard mast to feed many ...

Beech, American | Eat The Weeds and other things, too

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Beech trees begin producing seeds around 40-years old, and by 60 can be ... The nuts have a low amount of fagin which is slightly toxic and is found in the skin ... The European beech, F. sylvatica, has more fagin and has to be used more carefully. Beechnut oil does not have any fagin and was used in Europe for centuries ...