Littleleaf linden trees are found in areas of the Northeast U.S. and parts of Canada. Littleleaf lindens can add a somewhat stately appearance to the landscape, growing up to 70 feet tall.
- Alternate Common Name: Little leaf linden
- Average Height: Littleleaf linden trees can grow to an average height of 70ft.
- Average Width: No data
- Leaf Description: Little leaf linden trees feature alternate, simple, ovate to cordate, 2 to 4 inch long, with serrate margins, pinnately veined, inequilaterally based leaves that are green above and paler below.
- Bark Description: Littleleaf linden bark has ridges and furrows and is gray-brown in color.
- Twig Description: Slender, zigzag, green-brown or red-tinged (particularly in the winter); terminal bud is false, buds are plump with one side bulging conspicuously. Edible, and when eaten they are mucilaginous (moist and sticky, secreting mucilage).
- Flowering: Has small, individual flowers in loose drooping clusters; light yellow or creamy colored.
- Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
- Comments: None