Wescott Nature Preserve

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Copper Beech Tree (Fagus sylvatica purpurea)

This is a stately ornamental tree with a pyramidal growth habit when young, maturing to a rounded outline. The foliage emerges coppery purple and matures dark maroon. It is an ideal tree for providing shade, and the smooth gray bark is characteristic.

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