Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
You may also want to check Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
Read more about Basswood at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Carolina Basswood, Southern Basswood
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Bruce A. Sorrie bas_tamericana_floridana2
Leaf dull brownish-green below, surface scattered w tufts of stellate hairs, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.