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Mature oaks and sycamores dot the grounds, which include a swimming pool.
The city's Commemorative Program encourages tree donations to the nature center, including buckeye, sycamore and horse chestnut.
There are also several hairy species, namely the walnut caterpillar, fall webworm, and sycamore tussock, which are also harmless and commonly found.
Fifty chairs surround the central area outdoors in this rural setting, and as these actors create worlds in our heads, cows low in the distance and birds flit among the sycamores.
The area between the two will be planted with cottonwood, oak and sycamore trees and water-loving undergrowth.
Today, restored to its original grandeur, the stately house sits on a double lot shaded by a large sycamore tree, ringed by a brick patio and flanked by a garden filled with key lime and Meyer lemon trees laden with fruit.
What: 1,269 acres with old oaks and massive sycamores offers a dense canopy of shade while roosters crow from nearby yards and wild parrots fly overhead.
But on a warm afternoon in the dappled light under sycamores, the park’s role in the lives of neighborhood children was set off in bas-relief.
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Origin and Etymology of sycamore
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SYCAMORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sycamore for English Language Learners
: a tree of the eastern and central U.S. that has light-brown bark that peels off in thin flakes
: a type of European maple tree with five-pointed leaves
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