Mississippi State University Moon Tree

Starkville, Mississippi

[Image of Mississippi State Moon Tree] [Image of Mississippi State Moon Tree]

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) planted at Dorman Hall on the Mississippi State University campus in Starkville, Mississippi in 1975. This tree was the source for the second generation Moon Tree seedlings sold by the American Forests' Historic Tree Nursery until the program was discontinued.

Photographs courtesy of Marco Nicovich, Office of Ag. Communications, MSU

The Mississippi State sycamore had its top snapped off by hurricane Katrina on 29 August 2005, but is apparently still healthy.

[Image of Mississippi State Moon Tree after it was topped]

 Dorman Hall
 Moon Tree Home Page

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Last Updated: 02 November 2015, DRW