Platanus occidentalis

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Noun1.Platanus occidentalis - very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to MexicoPlatanus occidentalis - very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico
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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In the United States, sycamore is a name reserved for several species of Platanus, among them Platanus occidentalis, Platanus racemosa and Platanus wrightii.
These steep-sided ravines support a mesic forest of sugar maple, Fraxinus americana (white ash), and Platanus occidentalis (sycamore), the largest trees about 75 cm dbh.
1 10 -- Ulmus crassifolia* -- -- -- Platanus occidentalis 2 8-25 17 *Recorded as a motte.
1) Silver maple - Acer saccharinum Slippery elm - Ulmus rubra Sugar maple - Acer saccharum Sweetgum - Liquidambar styriciflua Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis Basswood - Tilia americana Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera Nannyberry Viburnum -- Viburnum lentago (1) Water hyacinths - Eichhornia crassipes Weeping willow - Salix alba `Tristis' Witch hazel - Hamamelis spp.
Water beech is also one of many names for sycamores, from the species Platanus occidentalis.
Composition: Floodplain Forest was dominated by Ulmus americana (American elm), Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash), Populus deltoides, Salix nigra (black willow), Tilia americana (basswood), and Platanus occidentalis (sycamore).
Common persimmon Diospyros virginiana Green ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica Honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos Black walnut Juglans nigra Eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana Bois d'arc Maclura pomifera Red mulberry Morus rubra American sycamore Platanus occidentalis Eastern cottonwood Populus deltoides Bur oak Quercus macrocarpa Shumard oak Quercus shumardii Black willow Salix nigra Eve's necklace Sophora affinis Winged elm Ulmus alata American elm Ulmus americana Cedar elm Ulmus crassifolia Slippery elm Ulmus rubra Table 2.
alba 29 Black cherry Prunus serotina 27 Black walnut Juglans nigra 31 Pecan Carya illinoinensis 14 Persimmon Dispyros virginiana 17 Red pine Pinus resinosa 22 Sugar maple Acer saccharum 22 Silver maple Acer saccharinum 17 Sycamore Platanus occidentalis 18 Sweetgum Liguidambar styraciflua 18 Tulip poplar Liriodendron tulipifera 28 White pine Pinus strobus 31 Table 2.
Note that American sycamore is Platanus occidentalis.
Based on relative importance values (RIV), the important species for the floodplain woods to the north of the summit are Populus deltoides, Ulmus americana, Platanus occidentalis, and Robinia pseudoacacia, while the important species for the floodplain woods to the south of the summit are Acer saccharum, Aesculus glabra, Ulmus rubra, and Celtis occidentalis.
Other abundant species include Platanus occidentalis, Prunus serotina, Carya cordiformis, and C.