American Planetree, Buttonwood, Buttonball, American Sycamore
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Native to the Finger Lakes Region, ME to MN South to FL & TX
Source of plant
Princeton Nurseries, Bill Schneider
Plants 75-100' tall with a similar or greater spread; can grow to 150'. Coarse-textured. Bark mostly smooth, very light grayish-brown, flaking off in large, irregular thin pieces and exposing the grayish tocream-colored inner bark, which gradually becomes whitish and produces the impressive mottled appearance.
USDA Hardiness Zone
bark, fruiting characteristics, notable texture