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Tilia americana

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Basswood 

FAMILY: TILIACEAE

Tilia americana - Basswood

About Basswood at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to eastern North America.

  • Height can exceed 100’.

  • Leaves are green on both sides, 4-10” long, heartshaped, and toothed.

  • Flowers are small and pale yellow in late June; 5 blooms per cluster suspended from a leaf-like bract.

  • Seeds are round and remain on bract into fall.

  • Uncommon in Portland.

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1358332 SE 16th Ave
Private, Front Yard
60' Height
38' Spread
7.3' Circ.

This is the east tree in a pair of Heritage Basswoods at this address. 

Tilia americana - Basswood
1368332 SE 16th Ave
Private, Front Yard
60' Height
40' Spread
7.5' Circ.

This is the west tree in a pair of Heritage Basswoods at this address. 

Tilia americana - Basswood