Beech, also called American Beech (scientific name: Fagusgrandifolia), is a pale cream color and has a pink/brown hue. Flat cut/sawn surfaces are plain, quarter cut/sawn surfaces present silvery flecks. Its texture is fine to medium, has a straight grain and luster is moderate.
Beech is commonly found in Eastern North America. It is perishable, prone to insect attack, and not durable.