Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)

Invasive Woody Plants

Tree Autecology and Biology

Temperate Forest Ecology

Tropical Forest Ecology


Sand Dune Ecology

East Usambaras

Pitcairn Islands

The biology and ecology of sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus L.) has been extensively investigated. All sections included below are from Binggeli (1992). Citations refer to references listed in the sycamore publication list.

Reproduction and regeneration

Phenotypic variations

Variation in sycamore is extensive and includes the occurrence of fasciation. Information relating to schizocarpic variation may be found in Binggeli & Rushton (1983, 1988)

Native range

Patterns of invasion


Information pertaining to they following topics has been published:
  • Conservation value (Binggeli 1993, 1994b; Rushton et al. 1990)
  • People's perception (Binggeli 1994a)
  • Management and control (Binggeli 1994b)

Are ash and sycamore ecologically similar?


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