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An individual instance of Tilia americana (American basswood)
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This tree is in front of the 1110 19th Ave.S. building, just to the right of the steps leading up from the sidewalk. This particular tree is the largest basswood tree in the arboretum. It has an impressive diameter of 125 cm (49 in.), height of 21 m (69 ft.), and crown spread of 19 m (63 ft.).

Baswood trees can be recognized by their flowers and fruits, which hang below a somewhat odd leaf-shaped bract.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 9-4.

This particular organism is believed to have managed means of establishment.

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Tilia americana


sec. Gleason Cronquist 1991

common name: American basswood
family: Tiliaceae
Identified 2014-08-27 by Steven J. Baskauf


west of 1110 19th, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.14489°, -86.79736°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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Gleason Cronquist 1991 =

Gleason, Henry A. and Arthur Cronquist, 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY, US.

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