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Forestry

. PLATANACEiE — PLANE TREE FAMILY Sycamore, Plane Tree, Buttonball or Buttonwood. (Platanus occidentalis) One of the largest of our trees; up to 140 feet high; commonly hollow. Wood, light brownish, weak; hard to split; heavy for its strength. A cubic foot weighs 35 lbs. Little use for weather work. Famous for