Eastern Mojave Vegetation Gibbons Drive, Alameda  
 

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Full Size ImageLondon Plane-Ttree at Gibbons, Cambridge, and Southwood, March 2, 2003
Full Size ImageLondon Plane-Tree at Gibbons, Cambridge, and Southwood, April 6, 2003  
Gibbons drive is lined by stately London Plane-Trees (Platanus x acerifolia) frequently planted in cities because it is able to withstand urban conditions. A cultivated hybrid species, the London Plane-Tree is bred to contain traits common to the native American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and the introduced Oriental Plane-Tree (Platanus orientalis). Easily distinguished from other broadleaf trees by the mottled bark on its trunk and the shape of its leaf.

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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/31/2017 9:27:07 AM