Also called Tilia caroliniana and Tilia americana var. heterophylla.

Part of mallow  family Malvaceae.

Native to 🇺🇸 USA South and East.   🗺 Map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Tilia hosts caterpillars of 150 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Planting info (SW Michigan).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

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