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: (11/30/12) 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

Native to North Carolina

 


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

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) 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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) 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")

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: (11/30/12) 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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