Platanus racemosa (California Sycamore) - Robust native of California; grows naturally near streams. Fast rate of growth to 30-80 ft. tall and 20-50 ft. wide, frequently with multiple or leaning trunks. Smooth branches are often gracefully twisted and contorted. Deeply lobed leaves turn dusty brown early in autumn. Tolerates much heat and wind. Attracts butterflies. Requires moderate to regular water.