Taxonomy

Tilia platyphyllos x cordata = T. x europaea | Lime | Teile

Distribution

Status

Native status

Non-native

Species Biology

Identification

Flowers July; groups of yellowish-white flowers with a linear leaf-like bract

Fruits: Linear leafy bract with group of spherical nutlets

Twigs & bark: Twigs reddish; bark grey smooth then shallowly ridged when mature

Habitat

Prefers richer soils

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Irish distribution

Widely planted, especially in urban areas, also parks, woods and roadsides

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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