Beech (Fagus) is a genus of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to
temperate ... Further differentiating characteristics include the whitish bloom on
the underside of the leaves, the visi...
Leaf Characteristics. broad, flat; simple ... The smooth gray bark of this grand tree
is familiar to many. ... Hollows in beech trees provide shelter for many animals.
The tree Guide at arborday.org offers information on size, height, growth rate, sun
and soil preference, and more on American Beech and many other commonly ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... The American beech is easily recognized even in dense, complex forests by its
thin, smooth, light gray bark. Unlike most other hardwood trees, ...
This massive tree will slowly reach a height and ... of a Beech tree but if low
branches are left on the tree ... Fruit characteristics: attracts birds; attracts
Introduction: American beech is a distinctive and elegant forest tree in Kentucky
and throughout eastern North America. In early spring new leaves emerge from ...
The beech is a magnificent large tree with a broad crown, and very smooth
greyish bark. There are typically many branches, which may arch downwards.
GENERAL DISTRIBUTION : American beech is distributed from Cape ...
GENERAL BOTANICAL CHARACTERISTICS : Beech is a large, native,
Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter. Average Dried
... Color/Appearance: Beech is typically a pale cream color, sometimes with a
pink or brown hue. Veneer tends to ... into account. Odor: No characteristic odor.
The beech is native to Europe and North America. The bark is a clear identifying
characteristic of beeches because of its smoothness. Most trees develop ridges ...