Taxon  Report   6633 
Platanus racemosa  Nutt.
California sycamore,  Western sycamore
Platanus racemosa
© 2009 Keir Morse
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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.

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Platanus racemosa
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Family: PLATANACEAE  
Genus: Platanus
Communities:
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.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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This plant is available commercially.
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USDA PLANTS Profile (PLRA)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 24, 2016).

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