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American beech

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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 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 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 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 previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

The American Beech : F. Ferruginea. beech-coal, *bechene-coal, s. Charcoal made from beech-wood. " The chanounee beehene cole." Chaucer: C. T., 18,124 . beech-drops, «. A vegetable parasite which grows on the roots of beeches.

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 previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

grandifolia (American beech) is a similar native tree with blue-green toothed leaves, lighter gray bark, and light yellow to golden bronze fall color; it deserves wider use in landscapes, especially in the South, but is not drought tolerant; Zones ...

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 previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

American Beech, Purple Beech fusca.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1842)

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 Species

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. its leaves are ...

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 previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

White bee the common American beech, Fagus ferriginea.--White Bengal fire. See fire. -White bent. See redtop.–White bezant. See bezant. –White birch, the common birch of Europe, Betula alba, in the variety populifolia (sometimes called ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Swamp-oak, Smooth Alder, White Oak, Paper-birch, Buttonwood, Willow, Indian Bean, Large-toothed Aspen, Sassafras, American Beech, American Elm, Locust. PLATE VIII. LEAVES OF NORTH AMERICAN TREES. Hemlock, Shagbark ...

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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: American beech F. sylvatica ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

American beech [Fagus grandifolia], see beech.

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