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Platanus wrightii
Platanaceae

Leaves: 10" palmatley with 5 pointed lobes. They are light green on top. The bottom is paler green with tiny hairs.

Flowers: Male flowers are small and green. The female flowers are green when young turning tan to brownish when mature. They are clustered in a dense ball at the end of stalks. They have 3-7 stamens and 5-9 pistils.

Fruit: Produce seeds.

Twigs: Alternate. White, sooth and thin.

Bark: White and smooth with peeling brown flakes.

Form/Habitat: The Arizona Sycamore can be found near water such as streams, washes and rocky canyons from 2,000-6,000'.


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