Scientific Name: Tilia americana

Height at Maturity: 50' to 80'

Spread: 30' to 50'

Description: American linden or American basswood is noted for its fragrant pale yellow flowers in late spring, small nutlets with attached leafy wings and large ovate dark green leaves (to 6” long) with acuminate tips, serrate margins and uneven cordate bases. It is a medium to large deciduous tree, typically growing tall with an ovate, rounded crown. You can find this tree within street rights of way.

 Above is the American Linden leaf and below in the American Linden seed.

Above is the American Linden leaf and below in the American Linden seed.

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