“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
A big tree with large leaves that can grow 9 in. across. A mature tree develops a massive trunk with an open wide-spreading crown. The bark is especially beautiful in winter when large patches of creamy white inner bark are prominent.
Forest, Floodplain (Stream Edge)
Late (July - frost)
Winter (Nov - Mar)