Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Tilia americana Linnaeus var. caroliniana (P. Miller) Castiglioni. Section: Tilia. Subsection: Lindnera. Southern Basswood, Carolina Basswood. Phen: (Apr-) Jun-Jul; Jul-Aug. Hab: Mesic forests, in the outer Coastal Plain usually associated with shell deposits, Indian shell middens, or underlying coquina limestone ("marl"). Dist: NC south to c. peninsular FL and west to OK and c. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Fl4, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, WH3, Hardin (1990), McCarthy (2012); < Tilia americana – FNA6; > Tilia caroliniana – RAB, S, Tx; > Tilia caroliniana ssp. caroliniana – Pigott (2012); > Tilia caroliniana ssp. floridana – Pigott (2012); > Tilia floridana – F, RAB, S, Tx; > Tilia georgiana – S; > Tilia littoralis – S

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