A Remarkable American sycamore

Tree Information
Common Name: American sycamore
Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis
Category: Community tree
Notes: This tree is 63 years old. Its circumference is 9 feet, height is 112 feet, and has a 70 foot limb and leaf spread. Leonard and Delano Wood, ages 8 and 10 respectively, cut a small Sycamore sapling that was used as a haystack pole. By summers end, the pole had sprouted leaves above the hay line. A plaque declares the authenticity of this Sycamore Tree's unusual beginning.
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Nominator: Crystal W. Wood
Location of Tree
County/City: Patrick
Name of tree owner: Wood Brothers Racing Team
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