Entry Detail

Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.
American beech tree


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.
Common Name:  
American beech tree
Myaamia Name:  
šeešaakamiši
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Trowbridge, C. 1824-5 Related Info 

Term for beech listed.

Kinietz, V. 1938 Related Info 

 "sheshaakāūmishee, beech"

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Related Info 

 "sazakamindji, beech tree"

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat

Fagus grandifolia, American beech, and F. grandifolia var. grandifolia occur on rich upland soils throughout eastern and western Myaamia lands. F. grandifolia var. caroliniana, white beech, occurs on moist lowland soils in the southern areas of eastern Myaamia lands.

Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Bush, L. L 1996  

Fresh beech nutshell and nutmeat material were recovered from a late prehistoric (1795-1812) Myaamia village site at the forks of the Wabash River (Fort Wayne, Ehler Site).

Rafert, S. 1989  

"shashecomise, beech tree"