And in New England, where I went to college, I grew to adore American beech
trees and the way their smooth, grey bark made me think of the skin of the elephants I saw roaming the enclosure at the National Zoo.
bicolor), American beech
(Fagas grandifolia), and scattered stands of eastern hemlock.
Maples, aspens, tamaracks, red oaks, American beech
and yellow birch become a riot of dazzling colour, explored on foot by canoe trip ( from CAN$17 per car, ontarioparks.com).
First, I cut down a 40-year-old American beech
tree with a single trunk, likely established from seed.
DC's streets and avenues are lined with trees varying in color and species such as the American beech
, elm, myrtle, oak, cypress, pine, cherry, cedar, maple.
Energy Potential of Tree Species Species Million Years to Produce Million Btu/ Btu/Cord * 1 Cord/Acre ([dagger]) Acre/Year Poplar 13.7 1 to 3 13.7 to 4.6 Red alder 14.8 3 to 4 4.9 to 3.7 Paper birch 20 9 to 11 2.2 to 1.8 American beech
22.7 25 to 40 0.9 to 0.6 * Btu figures are based on seasoned wood at 20 percent moisture content and 85 cubic feet of wood per 128-cubic-foot cord to account for airspace.
I asked Woodfield to name some of the more popular trees for use in an urban setting, and he listed red maple, swamp white oak, black gum, sweetbay magnolia and American beech
. The inventory also includes such underused but lovely native trees as the scarlet and overcup oaks, the Kentucky coffee tree and the American hornbeam and hophornbeam.
Researchers from Canada's Universite Laval and Universite de Sherbrooke visited sugar maple forests in Quebec province and found that new shoots of red maple, striped maple, American beech
, and two fern species became rarer as earthworm populations increased, Science daily reported.
In North America, health and growth of American beech
(Fagus grandifolia Ehrhart; Fagales: Fagaceae) have been degraded seriously by beech bark disease caused by the fungus Neonectria faginata (Lohman et al.) Castlebury & Rossman and to a lesser degree by Neonectria ditissima (Tul.
(For example, "The nut of the American Beech
is a favorite food of small mammals and birds, especially grosbeaks.
Ordered in a custom size and stained mahogany, these table tops are made from American beech
wood by local Amish craftsmen at the furniture supplier's western Pennsylvania facility.
Typically preferring mature hardwood forests, Early Hairstreak caterpillars feed on American Beech
(Fagus grandifolia L.), American Hazelnut (Corylus spp.) and various Oak species (.Quercus spp.) (Klots and dos Passos 1981; Nielsen 1973).