Leaf Identification

The leaves of the American Sycamore are 4″ to 10″ wide with coarse toothed margins and lobes. They are typically a medium to dark green color that turn a yellow to brown color in the fall. It has an alternate leaf arrangment.

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Twig and Bud Identification

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Bark Identification

The bark of the American Sycamore has brwon bark that exfoliates irregularly, and this reveals a creamy white inner bark.

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Fruit Identification

The American Sycamore produces spherical balls that have around 1 3/8″ diameter. They ripen to brown in the fall, but persists into winter.

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Flower Identification

The flowers of the American Sycamore are in small rounded clusters. The male flower is yellowish, and the female flower is reddish.

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