American basswood

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Noun1.American basswood - large American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crownAmerican basswood - large American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crown
linden tree, basswood, lime tree, linden, lime - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
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The basswood leafminer (BLM) (Baliosus nervosus) is a native beetle that primarily feeds on the foliage of the American basswood (Tilia americana) as both larvae (leafminers) and adults (skeletonizers).
(A good garden shop can recommend appropriate plants for other regions): TREES AND BUSHES Winter Hazel Witch Hazel Willow Acer Maple Flowering Quince Poplar Black Locust Catalpa American Basswood Sourwood WILDFLOWERS Dandelion (Don't kill them.
I think the flowers and tea produced by the European little-leaved linden (Tilia cordata, often planted as a shade tree in North America) are better than those produced by the American basswood.
Twenty and twenty-five years after the tornado the most damaged portion of the forest is still a sugar maple/ slippery elm community, with chinkapin oak, Ohio buckeye, American basswood, white ash and hackberry of secondary importance.
Several hemlock groves, in fact, are more than 300 years old, and the park harbors record-size specimens of sugar maple, American basswood, and yellow birch.
We understand why early settlers called eastern hemlock trees "lords of the forest." Tulip poplar, American beech, American basswood, and massive moss-covered fallen tree trunks fill the visitor with an appreciation for the richness and abundance of the natural world.
Tilia americana 'Fastigiata'--'Fastigiata' American Basswood
The species mix includes northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.), American basswood (Tilia americana L.), white ash (Fraxinus americana L.), and black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.).
Tilia americana L.: American basswood. Pages 784-79 1 in R.
American basswood is closely related to two other species - Tilia vulgaris, or lime, which grows in Europe and eastern Asia, and Tilia japonica, known as Japanese lime.
cinerea), a bottomland, early successional group (cottonwood, Populus spp.; willow, Salix spp.), and a mesic (moist, low fire frequency) group (American basswood, Tilia americana; American hornbeam, Carpinus caroliniana; black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia; birch, Betula spp.; honeylocust, Gleditsia triacanthos; sweetgum, Liquidambar styraciflua; red and white mulberry, Morus alba and M.

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