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Fagus grandifolia, American Beech Radial Section Through the Microscope

Fagus grandifolia, American Beech Radial Section

This is an image from a stained standard section of Fagus grandifolia, American Beech, made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae UNRANKED: Angiosperms UNRANKED: Eudicots UNRANKED: Rosids ORDER: Fagales FAMILY: Fagaceae GENUS: Fagus SPECIES: grandifolia

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Core, H.R., W.A. Cote, and A.C. Day, WOOD STRUCTURE AND IDENTIFICATION, Syracuse Wood Science Series, Vol. 6, 1979.