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Platanus occidentalis


Sycamores are one of the largest trees in the eastern United States. They are distinguished by their large fan-shaped leaves, a brown ball fruit made of needlelike seeds and a trunk characterized by large patches of thin peeling bark.


Found in floodplains and bottom land woods of large rivers. Planted as a yard tree


The Sycamore is considered a symbol of strength, divinity, and eternity.

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Karen Hileman
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Karen Hileman

Cocoa, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 17, 2012
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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