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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Mexico.
Fagus sylvatica (copper beech)

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, Bulgaria, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East European Russia, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Krym, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Poland, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sicilia, South Carolina, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Fagus L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 997 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0