As mentioned, Fagus grandifolia
is the only species of beech that grows naturally in this country.
Dendroclimatic analysis of Acer saccharum, Fagus grandifolia
, and Tsuga canadensis from an old-growth forest, southwestern Quebec.
Spatial distribution and development of root sprouts in Fagus grandifolia
The spread of Fagus grandifolia
across eastern North America during the last 18,000 years.
Its cover consisted primarily of Acer saccharum (34%) and Fagus grandifolia
American beech: Fagus grandifolia
of the Family Fagaceae
The most important species, based on relative importance values (RIV), are Fagus grandifolia
, Acer saccharum, Prunus serotina and Fraxinus americana.
They found Fagus grandifolia
to have the highest importance value based on basal area and density.
must be double that of Acer saccharum plus Fagus grandifolia
Other abundant species include Cornus florida, Quercus alba, and Fagus grandifolia
Mature flatwoods dominated by Acer saccharum, Fagus grandifolia
, Quercus rubra, and, near vernal pools, by Quercus bicolor; rich spring ephemeral flora; surrounded by housing subdivision, agricultural activity, and old fields.
However, Fagus grandifolia
does not show a co-dominance with Acer saccharum.