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American Sycamore Tree
Platanaceae
Platanus occidentalis


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Platanaceae Family

Platanus Genus

Location

This tree was found in Utah.

Physical Description
Mottled exfoliating bark.
Leaves: Alternate, palmately nerved, broadly-ovate or orbicular, four to nine inches long, truncate or cordate or wedge-shaped at base, decurrent on the petiole. Three to five-lobed by broad shallow sinuses rounded in the bottom; lobes acuminate, toothed, or entire, or undulate.

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General Information

American plane, Occidental plane and Buttonwood
Typically reaching up to 30 to 40 meters (about 100-130 feet)
the leaves grow sticky, green buds.

favored food plant of the pest sycamore leaf beetle. susceptible to Plane anthracnose disease



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