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Platanus occidentalis L.
American sycamore, American planetree

Family: Platanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Platanus occidentalis available from :


Platanus occidentalis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized

Platanus occidentalis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland