Saturday, January 31, 2009

Platanus occidentalis: winter

Platanus occidentalis, known in English as American sycamore and in French as platane d'occident, is a deciduous tree native to eastern North America. In Canada, sycamore is considered an indicator species for the unique Carolinian ecoregion in southern Ontario.

In winter, the distinctive bark of the sycamore can be best appreciated.

1 comment:

  1. Nice to discover your blog, Rosemary. I'll add you to our blog roll.


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