Basswood (Tilia americana)
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Latin (scientific) name: Tilia americana
Common English name: Basswood
Other names: American linden
French name: Tilleul d’Amérique
Found on moist slopes facing north and east.
This species’ wood is highly valued for hand carving and turnery.
0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
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