Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Plane Tree Family, Sycamore Family)

The Platanaceae are trees with alternate leaves. The flower heads are spherical. The fruits are achenes with long bristles. There is only one Sycamore species in the Gila National Forest

Platanus wrightii (Arizona Sycamore)

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