OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Tilia americana var. caroliniana   FAMILY Malvaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tilia americana var. caroliniana   FAMILY Tiliaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 121-01-003:
Tilia caroliniana   FAMILY Tiliaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Tilia floridana

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Basswood, Southern Basswood


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image of Tilia americana var. caroliniana, Carolina Basswood, Southern Basswood

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_tamericana_floridana2

May        

Leaf dull brownish-green below, surface scattered w tufts of stellate hairs, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (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) 121-01-003:
Tilia caroliniana   FAMILY Tiliaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Tilia floridana

 

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2204

Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

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