Tilia cordata small-leaved linden Tiliaceae TICO*; Bx, pb, wv; NY, bl, ct; Q, cu (Greller 1977), f;

Tilia cordata Enfoque_2010-6-17_DehesaBoyaldePuertollano.commons.wikimedia.org

Tilia cordata Enfoque_2010-6-17_DehesaBoyaldePuertollano.commons.wikimedia.org (Accessed 5/2016).

Tilia cordata is a tree to 30 m tall.

Leaves alternate, 3-6 cm long, about 5 cm wide sometimes wider than long, dark green rather shiny above, pale-waxy below with tufts of brown hair in vein axils, margin finely toothed. 

Flowers yellowish-white, fragrant, in small clusters of 5-7, floral bract 4-9 cm long. 

Tilia cordata.commons.bark.wikimedia.org

Tilia cordata.commons.bark.wikimedia.org (Accessed 3/2017).

Fruit shell thin. 

Wetland status: NL. 

Frequency in NYC: Infrequent. 

Origin: Europe. 

Habitat: At old house sites or escaped.