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London Planetree (Platanus ×hispanica)

Also classified as Platanus ×acerifolia.

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London Planetree

Summary

A planetree of hybrid origin, widely used in urban landscaping. Established in the wild in a few regions in the northeast and California.

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Uses

The London plane is widely planted in urban areas, where it is valued for its greater tolerance of pollution and urban conditions relative to the native American sycamore.

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