Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Winter-deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
4-6 sepals - connate in staminate flowers, distinct in pistillate flowers
Petals absent
6-16 stamens in staminate flowers
Staminate flowers in spherical drooping heads

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nut

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fagus grandifolia +   FAMILY Fagaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Fagus grandifolia   FAMILY Fagaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 055-01-001:
Fagus grandifolia   FAMILY Fagaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Beech