California sycamore


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Noun1.California sycamore - tall tree of Baja California having deciduous bark and large alternate palmately lobed leaves and ball-shaped clusters of flowersCalifornia sycamore - tall tree of Baja California having deciduous bark and large alternate palmately lobed leaves and ball-shaped clusters of flowers
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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California sycamore trees and fescue temper the striking lines of the driveway (made up of alternating strips of pebbles and concrete).
The biggest champion in the south is a California sycamore growing near the Mission in San Juan Capistrano.
Bringing in a California sycamore tree and several birches--all in 36-inch boxes--gave the Brombals needed privacy.
State big tree coordinator Art Cowley contributed half of those, including a 464-point California sycamore and the aforementioned 629-point bluegum eucalyptus.
The trees that cast welcome shade I recognized as California natives - Washingtonia robusta and California sycamore (Platanus racemosa).
And on a few sad occasions, my search was ended when I learned of a champion's demise: the coast live oak downed by a storm, the California sycamore washed away in a flood.

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