. www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book.... ple, Mock Plane-tree, Plane-tree, European S)camore, (LiNN^cs, Species Plantarum.? I MicHAux, North American Sylva.?{ Don, Millers Dictionary. I LocDON, Arboretum Britannicum.Selby, British Forest Trees. France. Germany. Italy. England.Scotland.United States. IMrications. The botanic name, pseiido-platanus, is derived from the Latin, and signifies false plane-tree. The other namare generally significant in themselves. Engravings. Michaux. North American Sylva, pi. 44; Loudon, Arboretum Britannicum, v., pi. 32; Selby, British Fores

. www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book.... ple, Mock Plane-tree, Plane-tree, European S)camore, (LiNN^cs, Species Plantarum.? I MicHAux, North American Sylva.?{ Don, Millers Dictionary. I LocDON, Arboretum Britannicum.Selby, British Forest Trees. France. Germany. Italy. England.Scotland.United States. IMrications. The botanic name, pseiido-platanus, is derived from the Latin, and signifies false plane-tree. The other namare generally significant in themselves. Engravings. Michaux. North American Sylva, pi. 44; Loudon, Arboretum Britannicum, v., pi. 32; Selby, British Fores Stock Photo
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. www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book.... ple, Mock Plane-tree, Plane-tree, European S)camore, (LiNN^cs, Species Plantarum.? I MicHAux, North American Sylva.?{ Don, Millers Dictionary. I LocDON, Arboretum Britannicum.Selby, British Forest Trees. France. Germany. Italy. England.Scotland.United States. IMrications. The botanic name, pseiido-platanus, is derived from the Latin, and signifies false plane-tree. The other namare generally significant in themselves. Engravings. Michaux. North American Sylva, pi. 44; Loudon, Arboretum Britannicum, v., pi. 32; Selby, British ForestTrees, pp. 14, 15 el 21; and the figures below. Specijk Characters. Leaves cordate, smooth, with 5 acuminated, unequally toothed lobes. Racemes pen-dulous, rather compound, with the rachis, as well as the filaments of stamens, hairy. Fruit smooth,with the wings rather diverging.—Don, Millers Diet. Description. Nor unnoticed passThe sycamore, capricious in attire ;Now green, now tawny ; and ere autumn yetHas changed the woods, in scarlet honours bright.. COWPER. m^HE Great Maple orSycamore, vying inpoint of magnitude, with the oak, the ash, and otlier trees of the first rank, presents agrand, unbroken mass of foliage. It forms abeautiful contrast in appropriate situations, andwhen judiciously grouped with trees of a lighterand more airy character, it aifords an impene-trable shade. In favourable situations, it at-tains a height of seventy to one hundred feet,and from three to six feet in diameter; but ordi-narily, it grows only to one half of these dimen-sions. It is a tree of quick growth, with asmooth, ash-gray bark, and round, spreadingbranches. The bark of old trees, in peeling off,frequently leaves patches on their trunks of vari-ous hues, in a similar manner as that of theplatanus. The leaves on long foot-stalks are fourmate, with five acute, variously serrated lobes

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