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Fagus

a genus of trees in the family Fagaceae; the residue (or mast) of the fruits or beech nuts are made into a cake after their oil is expressed. The cake and the nuts may cause poisoning, manifested by severe abdominal pain, convulsions and death. Includes F. grandifolium (American beech), F. sylvaticus (European beech).
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These were Aristida longispica, Carex prasina, Caulophyllum giganteum, Epifagus virginiana, Fagus grandifolia, Fraxinus nigra, Magnolia acuminata, Prosartes lanuginosa, Pedicularis lanceolata, Sambucus racemosa ssp.
In Castanea, Castanopsis, and Fagus the cupule usually completely encloses the nut.
Like Carya, the frequency of Fagus grandifolia remained relatively constant across the range of diameter classes.
Un criterio que se ha utilizado como argumento complementario a la composicion floristica de los hayedos estudiados para su separacion frente a otros tipos de bosques de Fagus sylvatica descritos previamente en el ambito cantabrico iberico, ha sido el de las comunidades vegetales con las que se hallan relacionadas dinamicamente.
This is an upland forest type, the main components of which include Acer saccharum, Fagus grandifolia, Betula alleghaniensis, Acer rubrum, Tsuga canadensis, Pinus strobus, and Pinus resinosa (Rowe 1977).
There are some specimens of the common ash, Fraxinus excelsior and Common Beech, Fagus sylvatica in our local woodlands but they are never as common as our wonderful oaks and birches.
Yamamato on the other hand considers the 2 arc gaps field as the best site for the growth of Fagus crenata.
Dispersal versus climate: Expansion of Fagus and Tsuga into the Upper Great Lakes region.
The most important species, based on relative importance values (RIV), are Fagus grandifolia, Acer saccharum, Prunus serotina and Fraxinus americana.
American beech, or Fagus grandifolia, is the only species of beech native to the United States.
of stems Mean 1 SD Acer rubrum 8 18 15 Liriodendron tulipifera 8 17 11 Halesin carolina 58 14 12 Acer saccharum 45 13 15 Fagus grandifolia 27 11 7 Aesculus octandra 15 11 11 Tilia heterophylla 11 10 9 Tsuga canadensis 74 10 9 Betula alleghaniensis 12 10 9 Magnolia acuminata 8 10 12