Silver Lime - Tilia tomentosa
The leaves of Silver Lime are heart shaped and up to 10 cm long. The underside of the leaf is silvery white and the leaf margins have sharply pointed teeth.
Usually encountered as a planted tree in parks and on roadsides.
Flowering June to August.
Widespread but little recorded in the wild in Britain.
Rare or under recorded in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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