|Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands||The Colchic forests comprise several types of vegetation, among which the East-Euxinian beech forests and oak forests that alternate with hornbeam-chestnut-beech forests. (Nomination Text, p. 23)|
|Durmitor National Park||The dominant species include ... beech ... (AB ev) (Fagus sylvatica)|
|Fanjingshan||the largest and most contiguous primeval beech forest in the subtropical region (AB ev)|
|Great Smoky Mountains|
|Lorentz National Park||Nothofagus beech forests|
|Los Glaciares||Subantarctic or Magellanic forest dominated by the cold-hardy southern beech, Nothofagus (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Meteora||beech Fagus sylvatica forest above 700m (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Pirin National Park||At lower levels between 1,000 and 1,500m, some broadleaf forest mainly of beech Fagus sylvatica, covers 5% of the Park (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Plitvice Lakes||The forest comprises pure stands of beech Fagus sylvatica at lower altitudes and mixed stands of beech and fir Abies alba higher up. (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Primeval Beech Forests||European beech|
|Pyrénées - Mont Perdu||Ordesa and monte perdido: "At elevations up to 1,000-1,700 meters, there are extensive forests of beeches (Fagus sylvatica), Abies alba, pines (Pinus sylvestris), oaks (Quercus subpyrenaica), and a lesser extent of birches (Betula pendula), ashes (Fraxinus excelsior), willows (Salix angustifolia)."|
|Shirakami-Sanchi||Japanese beech or Siebold's beech, native to Japan|
|Te Wahipounamu||Southern beech (a separate family from the other European / Asian beeches, but within the same Fagales order).|
|Tongariro National Park||Southern beech|
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