Sycamore

Common name:  American sycamore (sini)

Scientific name:  Platanus occidentalis

Leaf:

sycamore leaf 2
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Shape/morphology/growth habit:

sycamore habit
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Bark:

sycamore bark
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Fruit/seed/reproductive:

sycamore ball
Photo taken by Darrell Barnes in Southaven, Mississippi: Central Park.

Video links:

 

This tree identification page is a collaboration of Darrell Barnes, Todd Willis, students and interested parties.  The goal is to create a tree identification quiz.

(Chickasaw) from:  Humes, James and Humes, Vinnie May James.  A Concise Chickasaw Dictionary. Chickasaw Press, 2015.  These were the native peoples of North Mississippi.

Photo location and credit for pic will be in the image description.

Your edits in the comments are appreciated.  Thanks!

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