Taxon  Report   6633 
Platanus racemosa  Nutt.
California sycamore,  Western sycamore

Platanus racemosa
© 2009 Keir Morse
Platanus racemosa
© 2003 Michael Charters
Platanus racemosa
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Platanus racemosa, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Platanus racemosa
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Genus: Platanus
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Platanus racemosa

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 More information about  Platanus racemosa
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

News About Calflora Home
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT