About forty-five species of Tilia are native to Asia, Europe, and North
America. They are deciduous trees. Some species are used for
timber. This species is native to eastern North America.
The small flowers are fragrant and attractive to bees.
See this tree in moist natural areas of campus.
Large tree to seventy feet tall or more.
Light: full sun to part shade
Water: usually found in low, moist sites; some drought tolerance
Soil: adaptable to a wide pH range, well-drained
This native tree is found in moist forests in northeast Florida. It is not found
in local nurseries.
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