Fagus sylvaticaBeech

Family: Fagaceae

Origin: Europe including S England and Wales

North Co Down

Photograph from north Co Down.

Parkanaur beech plantation

Photograph from Parkanaur, Co Tyrone - mature beech plantation.

Male flowers May 2004

Male flowers photographed at Benburb, Co Tyrone, May 2004.

Purple-leaved beech, Co Down

Photograph of a purple-leaved variety from a garden in Ards Peninsula, Co Down.

'Asplenifolia', Mount Stewart

Bottom photograph from Mountstewart Gardens, Co Down of the leaves of cultivar 'Asplenifolia'.

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