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Taxon: Tilia americana L. var. americana

Genus: Tilia
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Tilioideae. Also placed in: Tiliaceae
Nomen number: 411223
Name verified on: 29-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See other conspecific taxa:


Common names:

  • American basswood   (Source: Syst Bot 15:43.) – English
  • American lime   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • American linden   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • amerikanische Linde   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production   (fide AH 519, as T. americana)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide AH 519, as T. americana)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide AH 519, as T. americana)
  • Materials: fiber   (fide AH 519, as T. americana)
  • Materials: wood   (fide AH 519, as T. americana)
More:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Hardin, J. W. 1990. Variation patterns and recognition of varieties of Tilia americana s.l. Syst. Bot. 15:43.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [= T. americana].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Tilia americana L. var. americana:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Tilia americana var. americana cultivars

Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?411223 (24 April 2014)

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