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American basswood

E. Kallio

American basswood

by E. Kallio

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood -- United States.,
  • Trees -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin Kallio and Richard M. Godman.
    SeriesAmerican wood
    ContributionsGodman, Richard M., United States. Forest Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16026160M

    Tilia americana is a deciduous Tree growing to 25 m (82ft) by 12 m (39ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 3 and is not frost tender. It is in flower in July, and the seeds ripen in October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees. It is noted for attracting wildlife. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.   Basswood clearly gets a poor rap because of its association with 80s metal and a lot of poorly built guitars (goofy shapes, hot and/or overly harsh pickups, crappily built trems, etc) that showed up during that era. I have several basswood strat-like guitars with non-locking trems that really shine.

    Kansas Native Plants • Plant Guide Guide to Plants of Kansas, native & alien. Good book to use when trying to identify weedy plants. Plant Search > American Basswood American Basswood (Tilia americana) About American Basswood. American Basswood is a Tree. Trees are woody perennial plants, usually with a single trunk, relatively tall. American basswood Tiliaceae Tilia americana L. symbol: TIAM Leaf: Alternate, simple, ovate to cordate, 5 to 6 inches long, with serrate margins, pinnately veined, base is unequally cordate, green above and paler below. Flower: Species is monoecious; pale yellow, borne below a long, gracefully curving leafy wing in a many branched cluster, several inches long, appearing in .

    Basswood grows more quickly than others trees and can reach a height of 70 feet or more. The width of the tree is usually between 2’ and 2 1/2’ in diameter. Overall, basswood is a fairly large species and a valued commercial hardwood. Uses Basswood is renowned for being a . North American distribution, attributed to U. S. Department of Agriculture. Stately basswood trees range from 60 to feet tall with shallowly-furrowed, somewhat greyish bark and round crowns. There are thirty species in North America with Tilia Americana and Tilia caroliniana being the most common in Texas.


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American basswood is a large and rapid-growing tree of eastern and central North America. The tree frequently has two or more trunks and vigorously sprouts from stumps as well as seed.

American basswood is an important timber tree, especially in the Great Lakes States. It is the northernmost basswood species.

Linn, American linden, white basswood (var. heterophylla), American basswood Uses Ethnobotanic: Native Americans and settlers used the fibrous inner bark ("bast") as a source of fiber for rope, mats, fish nets, and baskets.

Basswood is still valued for its soft, light, easily worked wood, especially for turned items and hand carving. It onceFile Size: KB. Basswood - Beginner's Premium Carving Blocks Kit - Best Wood Carving Kit for Kids - Preferred Soft Wood Block Sizes Included - Made in The USA.

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American basswood book heart-shaped leaves and fragrant flowers in June make it especially attractive for people, while songbirds and blue jays are attracted to its seeds and use the tree for shelter. Basswood. Carvers make a beeline Among the most important of America's nectar-producing trees, the basswood makes itself at home along city streets as well as in the forest.

In cityscapes, nurserymen call the hardy, decorative tree American linden. But in the woods, it's basswood, beetree, lime, or whitewood. American Basswood. likes.

An Indie-Rock band from Kirksville, MO. you might like us if American basswood book like The Front Bottoms, Car Seat Headrest, AJJ, Ween, Jeff Rosenstock, ers: Though Basswood has high initial shrinkage, the wood is American basswood book in service after it has been dried.

And though the wood is both lightweight and soft, it has an outstanding MOE-to-weight ratio. However, its MOR is on par with its low weight; simply put, when put under stress, the wood will remain stiff, but will still break (rupture) at a. American Basswood Fruits. American Basswood (Tilia americana) is known for the alluring scent and abundant nectar of its flowers, as well as its lightweight, odorless wood which lends itself to the production of food crates and boxes, musical instrument parts, yard sticks and cabinets.

Equally distinctive are the nutlets that are borne on a stem bearing a persistent bract. American Basswood, the northernmost basswood species, is a handsome shade and street tree. When flowering, the trees are full of bees, hence the name Bee-tree; this species is favored by bees over others and produces a strongly flavored honey.

The soft, light wood is especially useful for making food boxes, yardsticks, furniture, and pulpwood. PROPAGATION OF AMERICAN BASSWOOD BY CUTTINGS. Peterson, G. Blake, and S. Pauley. American basswood (Tilia americana L.) is a vigorous sprouter, yet little is known about artificial reproduction of this species by vegetative means.

This paper reportsFile Size: KB. Basswood (Tilia spp.), also known as lime in England and Europe, consists of 30 to 35 species native to Eurasia [30] and North America [4].All species look alike microscopically.

A favorite wood for carvings, such as those by Grinling Gibbons (England, ). The word tilia is the classical Latin name, probably from the Greek ptilon, wing, referring to the wing like bract of.

GENERAL BOTANICAL CHARACTERISTICS: American basswood is a native deciduous tree. Mature heights range from 75 to feet ( m) with diameter ranges from 36 to 48 inches ( cm) [].The bark of mature trees is up to 1 inch ( cm) thick at the base of the trunk [2,15].The bark is furrowed into narrow, flat-topped, firm ridges with characteristic horizontal.

American basswood is a medium-sized tree with small, horizontal, often drooping branches forming a broad, rounded head. Leaves are alternate, simple, 5–6 inches long, 3–5 inches wide, broadest near the base; margin coarsely toothed; tip pointed, base unequal, rounded; upper surface dark green, shiny; lower surface paler, with tufts of hair in the vein axils.

Basswood is also known as American Basswood. It is a hardwood lumber that is very soft and lightweight. The coloring is uniform with pale white to light brown, it is difficult to distinguish between the sapwood and heartwood as they are not clearly defined, the boards have straight grain and minimal defects.

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By Edwin Kallio and Richard M. Godman. "January " "This publication supersedes 'American basswood, ' unnumbered, issued "--Page 5.

American basswood is derived from the northernmost to the southernmost portions of the eastern United States and as far west as North Dakota. Since the ’s, basswood gained popularity and for a time was probably the most used wood for locking tremolo guitars and paired with maple necks because of how well they cut through the mix.

Basswood, also known as American Linden is a large native North American tree that can grow more than 80 feet tall. In addition to being a majestic tree in the landscape, basswood is a soft, light wood and prized for hand carvings and making baskets.

Noteworthy Characteristics. Tilia americana, commonly called American basswood or American linden, is a medium to large deciduous tree which typically grows to ’ (infrequently to over ’) tall with an ovate-rounded is native to a variety of habitats from Quebec to the southeastern corner of Manitoba and far eastern North Dakota south to Oklahoma, Tennessee.

Note: if you get too many matches, under New Search in the "find" box, choose "as a phrase" and this will narrow your search. American basswood definition is - a medium to large linden tree (Tilia americana) of central and eastern North America that has large heart-shaped leaves and soft light wood and that includes several cultivars planted especially as shade trees —called also basswood, yellow basswood.The Insect Table provides a more complete list of these feeders.

The value of American Basswood as a food source to vertebrate animals is more limited. The seeds/nutlets are consumed by the Bobwhite, Fox Squirrel, Gray Squirrel, Eastern Chipmunk, White-Footed Mouse, and Woodland Deer Mouse. American Basswood, also known as American Linden, (Tilia americana) has plump, oval, asymmetrical reddish or green buds, which bear only one or two bud scales.

The bud that forms at the end of a branch is referred to as the terminal bud and those along the length of the branch are lateral buds.