Also called Tilia caroliniana and Tilia americana var. heterophylla.

Part of mallow  family Malvaceae.

Native to eastern and southern 🇺🇸 USA.   🌎︎ Map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

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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