Definition Of basswood

noun

a North American linden tree, commonly planted along streets.

Except for a few looming hemlocks, the forest is mostly hardwoods, and the light streams through the thinning tops of the taller oaks and basswoods .

Example Of basswood

  • Except for a few looming hemlocks, the forest is mostly hardwoods, and the light streams through the thinning tops of the taller oaks and basswoods .

  • In contrast, a bee-pollinated basswood can flower a month or more after the leaf buds have opened, when bee populations peak in late summer.

  • Sugar maples commonly share the forest with ironwood, beech, basswood , white ash, black cherry, yellow birch, white pine, and red oak.

  • The park is known for its magnificent hardwood forest of sugar maple, American elm, basswood , and aspen.

  • Walnut trees can also grow in small groups or as scattered specimens mixed with American elm, hackberry, boxelder, sugar maple, green and white ash, basswood , red oak, and hickory.


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