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beech

a forest tree of the genus Fagus with glossy oval leaves, thin, smooth, greyish bark and fine-grained wood.

beech

see fagus.
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Our study shows that the beech trees could tolerate drought with little longterm impact until a threshold of drought severity was reached.
Hudler recommends pampering a sick beech tree with soil improvements and plenty of water, but he's testing antifungal treatments.
Beech trees grow in North America and Europe as well as in western Asia, Japan and North Africa.
The Dark Hedges have grown over the past 300 years on either side of the lane with the Beech trees having reached up and across to each other, becoming heavily intertwined to create a natural arched tunnel where shadow and light plays through entwined branches.
Further to the north the drive leads up to the oval cricket pitch flanked by beech trees and stone walls hiding an agricultural petal framed barn.
Raiders hit the Kings Norton Nature Reserve, stealing 20 beech trees and also scores of plants put down by youngsters from the area's nursery school, in Westhill Road.
Some 20 beech trees, paid for with a grant from the Tree Council, will be planted by pupils from Silksworth, St Leonard's, Mill Hill and Benedict Biscop Schools.
Another favorite among Charlotte's birds is a "treasure tree grove," with old beech trees reaching a 35-inch diameter.
The gardens, which now feature a two-acre arboretum with prostrate-growing copper beech trees, oak, birch and fruit trees, will be open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, between 2pm-5pm.
When the National Trust took over the estate in 1973 the garden was completely overgrown -giant beech trees on either side of the main lawns were in such poor condition they needed to be felled.
IT WAS good to see the residents of Pontcanna fighting to save beech trees from the chainsaws (Echo, Tuesday October 21).
We were in a forested valley of lacy beech trees walled by sheer granite cliffs that climbed thousands of feet high.