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basswood, American linden

A cream-colored, fine-textured, moderately low-density wood of North America; used extensively for plywood, lumber core, and trim.

American linden

symbol of marriage. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 182]
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Soto-Hernandez, "Pharmacological evaluation of the anxiolytic and sedative effects of Tilia americana L.
soils are well-drained, fertile, and deep," and that "Acer saccharum and Tilia americana are the most prevalent tree species" (NatureServe 2008), which fits the location and composition of the Kokiwanee bluff sample.
Acer saccharum 89 5816.0 41 10 Carya ovata 35 3682.0 63 28 Liriodendron tulipifera 33 5790.3 57 16 Aesculus octandra 29 3540.0 40 20 Tilia americana 21 2115.2 12 0 Quercus muehlenbergii 16 1657.8 4 3 Carya glabra 14 1158.6 10 2 Quercus alba 12 1617.0 18 9 Quercus rubra(*) 12 1906.3 39 9 Carya tomentosa 11 1144.5 6 4 Magnolia acuminata 6 563.6 3 2 Quercus prinus(*) 5 593.4 2 0 Liquidambar styraciflua(**) 4 302.5 1 0 Fraxinus americana(**) 3 177.2 0 0 Juglans nigra 3 369.1 0 0 Sassafras albidum 2 272.1 0 0 Quercus velutina(*) 1 100.5 12 0 Cornus florida(**) 1 41.5 0 0 Nyssa sylvatica(**) 1 49.3 0 0 Prunus serotina(**) 1 23.2 0 0 Ulmus americana(**) 1 22.5 0 0
The Mississinewa riverbanks are dominated by Acer saccharinum, Platanus occidentalis, Populus deltoides, Tilia Americana, and Ulmus spp.
27 16,772 0.3 12.0 Castanea dentata 8 21,059 0.1 7.0 Cornus florida 38 5,422 0.3 11.3 Fagus grandifolia 5 4,358 ([dagger]) 1.7 Nyssa sylvatica 10 4,489 0.1 4.4 Oxydendrum arboreum 3 289 ([dagger]) 1.1 Platanus occidentalis 4 5,777 ([dagger]) 2.7 Quercus alba 46 92,393 0.4 34.2 Quercus prinus 6 3,390 0.1 2.5 Quercus rubra 5 9,121 ([dagger]) 3.2 Quercus velutina 16 38,034 0.1 13.3 Tilia americana 1 2,918 ([dagger]) 1.0 Ulmus spp.
(ash) 0.21 -- 0.25 0.11 Juniperus virginiana (red cedar) 0.21 0.54 0.20 -- Ulmus americana (elm) -- 0.69 0.35 0.72 Tilia americana (basswood) -- -- 0.31 0.24 Betula spp.
Old growth basswoods (Tilia americana) 27 m high growing near the Assiniboine River in Charleswood have been aged at 220 years on the stump.
Fagus grandifolia or Tilia americana rank second in most of these categories.
coccinea), black walnut (Juglans nigra), American basswood (Tilia americana), white ash (Fraxinus americana) and eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) (Campbell et al., 1989).
The forest canopy is dominated by sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh) and basswood (Tilia americana L.) with ironwood [Ostrya virginiana (Mil.) K Koch] as the dominant understory tree.
8 Pinus strobus 180 1409 3.5 Acer saccharum 53 358 0.9 Ostrya virginiana 24 29 0.7 Tsuga canadensis 13 120 0.2 Tilia americana 8 6 0.1