Definition of Common beech
1. Noun. Large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America.
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Beech
Literary usage of Common beech
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"There are only two species of the beech—F. sylvatica and F. ferruginea—described in our catalogues of trees, the former being the common beech of our woods, ..."
2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"There are some very ornamental varieties of the common Beech to be met with in cultivation: as, for example, the Purple Beech, with purple leaves ; Copper ..."
3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"This tree had been crafted on a common beech stock, about 3ft. from the ground. ... At 1 ft. from the ground, the trunk of the stock, or common beech, ..."
4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1866)
"There are four common beech trees (fagus sylvatica) in its immediate neighborhood, ... Those grafted on the common beech change tho color of their leaves ..."
5. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"Of these ten species only two are grown here, the common beech of our woods (F. ... Reference need only be made here to the common beech, as it is the only ..."