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Sycamore fruit balls

Sycamore fruit balls

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) - Alternate Ranked

  • Zig-zag stout twigs.
  • Mottled "camouflage" exfoliating (peeling) bark (green, white, tan).
  • Spherical multiple achenes with long stalks (fruit balls).
  • Numerous raised bundle scars.
  • leaf scar nearly surrounds the bud.
  • Buds are large and cone-shaped.
  • Identify Sycamore

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