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By Abrams, Marc D No species in the eastern United States better exemplifies a ubiquitous yet subordinate tree than does blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica).
The American Beech (Fagus grandifolia), is a species of beech native to eastern North America. It can be found from Nova Scotia west to southern Ontario in Canada, and Wisconsin south to eastern Texas and east to northern Florida in the United States. Trees in the southern half of its range are sometimes distinguished as a separate species. A related beech native to the mountains of central Mexico is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the American Beech, but is actually a separate species,...
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