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  1. American beech, white beech, red beech, Fagus grandifolia, Fagus americana(noun)

    North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts

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  1. Fagus grandifolia

    Fagus grandifolia, commonly known as American Beech or North American beech, is a species of beech tree. It is native to eastern North America, from Nova Scotia west to southern Ontario in southeastern Canada, west to Wisconsin and south to eastern Texas and northern Florida in the United States. Trees in the southern half of the range are sometimes distinguished as a variety, F. grandifolia var. caroliniana, but this is not considered distinct in the Flora of North America. A related beech native to the mountains of central Mexico is sometimes treated as a subspecies of American Beech, but more often as a distinct species, Fagus mexicana.

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