OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Tiliaceae, Basswood or Linden family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Basswood, Northern Basswood

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Tilia americana var. americana   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tilia americana var. americana   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tilia americana 121-01-001   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

 

Habitat: Rich coves, rocky slopes, metabasalt boulderfields, rich north-facing river bluffs, calcareous Coastal Plain ravines

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Basswood, White Basswood

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Tilia americana var. heterophylla   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tilia americana var. heterophylla   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tilia heterophylla 121-01-002   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

 

Habitat: Rich coves and mesic to dry slopes (the drier sites usually on limestone), often one of the most abundant trees in Southern Appalachian cove forests

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Basswood, Southern Basswood

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Tilia americana var. caroliniana   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tilia americana var. caroliniana   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tilia caroliniana 121-01-003   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, in the outer Coastal Plain usually associated with shell deposits, Indian shell middens, or underlying coquina limestone ("marl")

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont (& NC Coastal Plain), rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Little-leaf Linden, Small-leaved Linden, Small-leaved Lime

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Tilia cordata   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tilia cordata   FAMILY: Tiliaceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, uncommonly planted, rarely naturalizing

Non-native: Europe

 


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"The current or most recent woody growth of the ends of a stem are the 'twigs.' The previous season's growth, more than a year old, is the 'branchlet,' sometimes called as second-year stem. A 'branch' is three or more years of age." — Ron Lance, Woody Plants of the Southeastern US, A Winter Guide