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Silver Linden Fact Sheet

Family:  Tiliaceae - Basswood Family
Latin name:  Tilia tomentosa
Common name:  Silver Linden
Silver Linden tree in winter. This tree has multiple trunks, but single trunks are more common. Silver Linden tree with multiple trunks Silver Linden bark Picture of Silver Linden habit in summer Leaves, bracts and fruit of Tilia tomentosa Leaves, bracts and fruit of Tilia tomentosa Silver Linden closeup photo showing doubly toothed edge and silvery, tomentose underside of leaf Silver Linden photo showing silvery, tomentose underside of leaf Silver Linden photo showing silvery underside of leaf Silver Linden closeup photo showing bud, twig and leaf petioles Silver Linden buds, twigs alternate branching Silver Linden winter photo of alternate branching Silver Linden closeup winter photo of buds

It is more common for Tilia tomentosa to have a single trunk, but there was a time with "Clump Lindens" were popular.

Indentification features

information from Dirr.

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