Fagus sylvatica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFagaceae
Family (Traditional)Fagaceae
GenusFagus
SpeciesFagus sylvatica L.
Common NameEuropean Beech
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesHabit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Fagus sylvatica var. purpurea Fagus sylvatica var. purpurea

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Cannon (TN), Davidson (TN), Knox (TN), Maury (TN), Rutherford (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA014643 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Fagus sylvatica
APSC0085870 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009567 Knox Tennessee 10 Apr 1999 Justin Zelnik
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009571 Williamson Tennessee 11 Oct 1991 Joe Tripp
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009575 Maury Tennessee Andrew Ackley
10
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009576 Cannon Tennessee 27 Sep 2011 Rick Mullins
37
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
BEREA025471 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Fagus sylvatica
BEREA014645 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Fagus sylvatica
BEREA014642 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Fagus sylvatica
BEREA014644 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Fagus sylvatica
APSC0085869 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009572 Williamson Tennessee 28 Oct 2003 Phillip Hulan
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009568 Knox Tennessee 23 Oct 2005 Lauren Beckner
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009573 Rutherford Tennessee 05 Nov 1980 Rose Mary LaGrange
3
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009578 Davidson Tennessee 01 Nov 2011 Eric Limbird
93
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009577 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Nov 2011 Keith Holt
10
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
MTSU009566 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Sep 2005 Kurt E. Blum
MTSU
Fagus sylvatica
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