Part of beech  genus Fagus in beech / oak  family Fagaceae in bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

A cultivar called ◼︎ ◼︎ 🇪🇺 copper or purple European beech  Fagus sylvatica purpurea, often used in landscaping, has leaves that are not ▲▲ toothed, but ♒︎ undulate, and leaf colors=purple, bronze or burgundy for the whole growing season [half our staff] or for first half of the growing season [the other half of our staff — we will ground-truth later this summer!].

Native to 🇪🇺 Europe, and into 🇹🇷 Türkiye (Turkey).   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  On No-Planting List by Seneca Nation of Indians SNI.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 62)

Residents of eastern 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 North America may wish to replace this tree with their native alternative American beech  Fagus grandifolia.

Learn more about 🇪🇺 European beech Fagus sylvatica

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