Name: Sycamore

Scientific name: Acer pseudoplantanus

Irish name: Seiceamóir

Provenance: Introduced but now naturalised

Family: Aceraceae

Leaf/Needle: Deciduous leaf

Height: 35 meters

Size: Large

Flowering: April, May

Pollination: Wind

Seed dispersal: Wind

Value to wildlife: High

Timber use: Kitchen ware and violin backs

Mythology: Not very much as it is an introduced species