Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1514

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in suburban woodlands, uncommonly planted, rarely naturalizing, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow/Cream
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Brown
Nut-like

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tilia cordata   FAMILY Malvaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tilia cordata   FAMILY Tiliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Tilia cordata

 

COMMON NAME:
Little-leaf Linden, Small-leaved Linden, Small-leaved Lime