Taxon profile


American Beech
Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fagales »  family Fagaceae »  genus Fagus - beech

Scientific synonyms

Fagus americana Sweet
Fagus grandifolia var. caroliniana (Loud.) Fern. & Rehd.
Fagus ferruginea Aiton
Fagus grandifolia subsp. heterophylla Camp

Least Concern LC


Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Dryobius sexnotatus Linsley, 1957 - Six-banded longhorn beetle, Psyrassa unicolor (Randall, 1838), Anthophylax attenuatus (Haldeman, 1847)

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Fagus grandifolia subsp. mexicana (Martínez) A.E.Murray

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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