Plant Families / Tilia - Lindens
Tilia (Linden) are dense, deciduous trees adorned with heart-shaped leaves and pendulous clusters of fragrant creamy-white flowers in spring or summer, followed by conspicuous winged fruits. Rich in nectar, the flowers are highly attractive to bees. Hives placed around some Tilia species yield a prized fragrant honey. In cold winter areas, fall color varies from negligible to golden-yellow.