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Date: 1999-2001 


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Why is the sycamore tree commonly refered to as the button tree?


Replies:
This is an interesting question to me in that it indicates the variety of common names used for the same species from different areas. I have NOT heard sycamore commonly referred to as "button tree" but I expect that where it is it is due to the shape of the seeds.

J. Elliott



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