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ID That Tree: American Sycamore

August 3, 2020
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Got Nature? Blog: In this edition of ID That Tree, Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee introduces you to the American Sycamore, one of Indiana’s largest deciduous trees. You can identify the tree from the upper part of the canopy, which glows with smooth white/light green bark.

If you have any questions regarding trees/forests, or other natural resource topics, feel free to contact us by using our Ask an Expert web page.

Resources
Sycamore, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store
Tree Appraisal and the Value of Trees, The Education Store
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store
American Sycamore, The Purdue Arboretum
What is happening to the local sycamore trees?, Purdue Extension
Sycamore Anthracnose, Purdue Extension
ID That Tree, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources Youtube Channel
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources Youtube Channel

Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

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