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Appalachian Beech

Appalachian Beech

(Fagus grandifolia)

Appalachian Beech

General Description

The sapwood of Appalachian Beech is white with a red tinge, while the heartwood is light to dark reddish brown. The wood is generally straight grained.

Distribution & Availability

Grows throughout Eastern USA, although commercial concentration is in the Central and Middle Atlantic States. Production volumes of higher lumber grades and thicker stock may be limited.