Arizona sycamore


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Related to Arizona sycamore: Platanus wrightii
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Noun1.Arizona sycamore - medium-sized tree of Arizona and adjacent regions having deeply lobed leaves and collective fruits in groups of 3 to 5Arizona sycamore - medium-sized tree of Arizona and adjacent regions having deeply lobed leaves and collective fruits in groups of 3 to 5
genus Platanus, Platanus - genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London plane; sycamore
plane tree, platan, sycamore - any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
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Lower-elevation areas of the canyon are characterized as Arizona uplands subdivision of Sonoran desert scrub (Brown, 1982) and are dominated by velvet mesquite trees (Prosopis velutina) and other spinecent shrubs (Powell and Steidl, 2000); upper-elevation areas of the canyon are characterized as Madrean evergreen woodland (Brown, 1982) and dominated by oaks (Arizona white [Quercus arizonica], Mexican blue [Quercus oblongifolia], and Emory [Quercus emoryi]), Arizona walnut (Juglans major), and Arizona sycamore (Platanus wrightii).
The dormant cuttings of Arizona sycamore planted in fall rooted easily and vigorously as compared to spring planted hardwood and semi- hardwood cuttings.
Other additions this year to the list of over-400 pointers are an Arizona sycamore located in Coconino National Forest, Arizona; a Shumard oak in Anna, Illinois; the reinstated black oak of East Granby, Connecticut; and an alligator juniper in Prescott National Forest, Arizona.
The dense canyons offer plenty of what they love best: a smorgasbord of juicy insects and flora such as the southwestern chokeberry tree, canyon grapevine and Arizona sycamore.
This is riverside habitat at its most verdant, where Arizona sycamore, ash, alder, walnut, cottonwood, and willow jostle for sipping rights alongside grape, manzanita, silk tassel, scrub oak, mountain mahogany, and a kaleidoscope of water-loving wildflowers.

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