Tree Features: American Beech – Fagus Grandifolia

American Beech – Fagus grandifolia: A medium sized tree. Leaves altenate, simple, deciduous, 2.5 to 5 inches long, 1 to 2.5 inches wide. Fruit is a 3 angled nut, enclosed in a bur covered capsule. Trigs often zigzag with terminal buds 1 inch long. Bark is thin, smooth, gray. Range from southeastern Canada to Wisconsin south to … Read more