Liquidambar styraciflua 'Rotundiloba'
L. s. var. rotundiloba
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Narrowly pyramidal; leaves shiny dark green, with rounded lobes, fall color from yellow to burgundy. Sometimes reported as not bearing fruit, but some friut has been found.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 It was discovered by Rassie Everton Wicker around 1930 near Pinehurst, Moore County, North Carolina. The original tree has since died, but Mr. Wicker gave a derivative of the tree to Dr. William Chambers Coker and it still grows in the Coker Arboretum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (https://ncbg.unc.edu/2020/04/11/rassie-everton-wicker/)