Also called American planetree, occidental plane, and buttonwood.  Part of plane trees  family Platanaceae.

Native to southern, eastern and midwestern 🇺🇸 USA, and nearby areas of 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇲🇽 Mexico.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Platanus hosts caterpillars of 34 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

American sycamore is susceptible to fungal disease sycamore anthracnose.

Learn more about American sycamore Platanus occidentalis

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