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Definition of the noun american beech

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  1. North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts

Alternative definition of the noun american beech


  1. A native American beech; Fagus grandifolia.

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Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

American beech Described by Florence Bell Robinson as “'The Beau Brummel' of trees but clannish and fastidious as to soil and atmosphere, magnificent specimen, casting shade which does not permit undergrowth.” The accolades continue.

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

grandifolia 90' Zone 3 American Beech Native over a wide area of North America and an excellent ...

Google previewThe Herbal Encyclopedia (2004)

A Practical Guide to the Many Uses of Herbs by Lisa R. Waltz

GROWING: American Beech tree grows to more than 100 feet. It prefers soils rich in humus and moisture, and grows throughout the Midwest and East. Bergamot Monarda citriodora MEDICINAL: Also known as Oswego tea, Horsemint, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Beech is particularly informative palynologically because it is represented by a single species, American beech. Previous pollen data syntheses have ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

American beech [Fagus grandifolia], see beech.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs; Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged ... with Engravings of Nearly All the Species (1853)

by John Claudius Loudon

The American beech is easily known from the European one by its much shorter obtusely pointed buds, with short, roundish, convex scales, which terminate almost abruptly, and are enclosed in numerous, short, loose scales.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1869)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters by John Claudius Loudon

The American beech is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

(American beech, found in North America), F. orientalis ( Oriental beech, found in Southwest Asia) and F. sylvatica (European beech). The nuts may be eaten raw or roasted. The seeds are often a source of edible oil and the ...

Google previewThe American Desk Encyclopedia (1998)

by Steve Luck

The American beech (Fagus grandifolia) and the European beech (E sylvatica) are important timber trees used for fumiture and tool handles. Height: to ll7ft (36m ). Family Fagaceae; there are IO species. All belong to the genus Norhofagus.

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

American Beech (Fagu: Americana) in Winter. . ¢ » Q. Beech and often in conspicuous clusters. The stems are four-angled, generally climbing or trailing. \ cllow bunches of yellow kins, each 2 . _ ndent catcatkln inc udmg ten or more flowers; ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

The American beech (Fagus Americana) is one of the stateliest of our forest trees. It is large, attaining to a height of more than 100 ft. , ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

a wood similar to American beech, but preferred to the American product by furniture makers. white beech, see cooinnew. bel-etage [Fr.] (bell ay tahzhe), the principal story of a building. bel'fry, a small bell ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensible Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Fagus grandifolia (American beech) IIex opaca (American holly) Juniperus spp. (junipers) Picea spp. (spruces) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arkansas (1998)

by Nancy Capace

The American beech is common on the Ridge, and here also grow oaks, hickories, and pecans. In the shade of the forests are ferns and flowers, among the more striking of which are the American hell flower, crimson or royal catchfly, butterfly ...

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