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Platanus occidentalis, American Sycamore
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Platanus occidentalis, American Sycamore

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Platanus occidentalis
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Platanus occidentalis
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Platanus occidentalis
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Platanus occidentalis
Platanus occidentalis
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Platanus occidentalis

Platanus occidentalis
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Platanus occidentalis
Platanus occidentalis
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Platanus occidentalis

Platanus occidentalis, whole tree or vine - winter
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Platanus occidentalis, whole tree or vine - winter
Platanus occidentalis, whole tree or vine - winter
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Platanus occidentalis, whole tree or vine - winter

Platanus occidentalis, bark - of a large tree
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Platanus occidentalis, bark - of a large tree
Platanus occidentalis, fruit - section or open
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Platanus occidentalis, fruit - section or open

Platanus occidentalis, fruit - as borne on the plant
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Platanus occidentalis, fruit - as borne on the plant
Platanus occidentalis, leaf - whole upper surface
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Platanus occidentalis, leaf - whole upper surface

Platanus occidentalis, inflorescence - whole - female
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Platanus occidentalis, inflorescence - whole - female
Platanus occidentalis, inflorescence - whole - female
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Platanus occidentalis, inflorescence - whole - female
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Longistigma caryae @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Cicadellidae  Alconeura ( @ UCR_ENT (4)

Empoasca fabae @ III (6)

Eratoneura morgani @ AMNH_IZC (1)
Diaspididae  Chionaspis platani @ MEMU_ENT (2)
Membracidae  Vanduzea arquata @ UDCC_TCN (3)
Tingidae  Corythucha ciliata @ NCSU (3)

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Platanus L.
sycamore

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General Information
Symbol: PLATA
Group: Dicot
Family: Platanaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   I,N
L48   I,N
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Hamamelidales
Family Platanaceae – Plane-tree family
Genus Platanus L. – sycamore

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 5 species of Platanus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Platanus ×hispanica</i>
Mill. ex Münchh. [<i>
occidentalis × orientalis</i>
]
Platanus ×hispanica [ occidentalis × orientalis ]
London planetree Distribution of <i>
Platanus occidentalis</i>
L.
Platanus occidentalis
American sycamore Distribution of <i>
Platanus orientalis</i>
L.
Platanus orientalis
Oriental planetree Distribution of <i>
Platanus racemosa</i>
Nutt.
Platanus racemosa
California sycamore Distribution of <i>
Platanus wrightii</i>
S. Watson
Platanus wrightii
Arizona sycamore

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Wildlife

Food

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Martin Minor Minor

Cover

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Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Number of matches : 27
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Platanus X hispanica%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Platanus X hispanica
Platanus X hispanica
London Plane
ID: 0000 0000 0505 0789 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Platanus X hispanica
Platanus X hispanica
London Plane
ID: 0000 0000 0505 0791 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Platanus X hispanica
Platanus X hispanica
London Plane
ID: 0000 0000 0505 0792 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Platanus X hispanica
Platanus X hispanica
London Plane
ID: 0000 0000 0505 0793 [detail]
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2765 [detail]
© 2015 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2766 [detail]
© 2015 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1215 2771 [detail]
© 2015 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1215 3501 [detail]
© 2015 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1215 3502 [detail]
© 2015 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 0659 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 0661 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 0662 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 0663 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 0664 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 0665 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 2093 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 2517 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0116 2518 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0516 1197 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0516 1198 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0516 1200 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 0516 1201 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1216 1698 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Platanus x hispanica
Platanus x hispanica
ID: 0000 0000 1216 1699 [detail]
© 2016 Zoya Akulova

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