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Linden

Posted by treetoronto none (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 15, 14 at 21:31

How can you tell the difference with a naked eye between an American Linden(Basswood) and a European Linden (Greenspire)


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The leaves are bigger.


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  • Posted by whaas 5a SE WI (My Page) on
    Sun, Mar 16, 14 at 9:41

Yep, a common name of Tilia cordata is little leaf linden. I'd assume that is why?


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Ok thanks


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The young smooth bark on an American linden is a light silvery color. The bark on a Greenspire is much darker - almost an orange color.


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The leaves on the American linden are larger and asymmetrical. The American linden does not usually form the conical shape the tilia cordata forms.


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This is Greenspire.


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This is American (Sentry) Linden.


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