OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Platanaceae, Sycamore family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Sycamore, Planetree

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Platanus occidentalis var. occidentalis   FAMILY: Platanaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Platanus occidentalis   FAMILY: Platanaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Platanus occidentalis 096-01-001   FAMILY: Platanaceae

 

Habitat: Riverbanks and alluvial forests, streambanks, sometimes weedy on rocky roadcuts

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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: London Planetree

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Platanus ×hispanica   FAMILY: Platanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Platanus ×hispanica [occidentalis × orientalis]   FAMILY: Platanaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Hybrid of native and non-native

 


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