Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Proteales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read about Platanus (Platanaceae) and Proteaceae from Alan Weakley and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Flora of North America
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Bark exposed by peeling green (vs. mostly white in P. occidentalis), per Weakley's Flora (2012).
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Lobes of leaves elongate, often longer than wide, per Weakley's Flora (2012).
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Fruiting heads 1-3 per peduncle, per Weakley's Flora (2012).
Hybrid of native and non-native
Documented growing wild in - - -
Look for it in disturbed areas; planted as a street tree and reported as occasionally escaping, per Weakley's Flora
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!