This deciduous tree is native to Europe and western Asia. It can attain a height of 100 feet. Leaves are 3-5 inches wide, 5-lobed, thick, prominently veined, dark green above, pale below. The trunk has a scaly bark. This tree does not become colorful in the fall. Sycamore maples are common landscaping trees but they can be invasive in wetland areas and they appear to be moving into the Reed canyon.