Also called American planetree, occidental plane, and buttonwood.

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.

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