|Arizona Sycamore is a member of the Plane
Tree Family. It is a large, deciduous tree which grows upwards of
80 feet in height
with a trunk to 4 feet in diameter. Bark is smooth, and whitish or pale
gray in color and usually has peeling flakes. Leaves are light green and
large (up to 10 inches long) with 3, 5 or 7 pointed lobes. The AZ
Sycamore typically grows in along streams and in rocky canyons at
elevations between 2000 and 6000 feet.
The roots of the Arizona Sycamore
help control stream side erosion.
The tree typically blooms between March and April and
produces inconspicuous flowers which grow in dense clusters.