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is this a linden?

 
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Are these pictures of a Linden? Also, are all Lindens edible? What type of Linden do you think this is?

Some of the leaves have these weird galls on them, like little red teeth. If I remember correctly, Lindens are prone to these.

The middle picture is a new seed pod with bract.
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Looks like one, in America they are most known as Basswood trees. I have not found anything about the berries not being edible.
 
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Ah - so *that* is a "basswood"! We call them lime trees (or Linden, as in unter den) over here. At this time of year the leaves are lovely and tender, and great in salad. The outer sun-exposed ones soon get a bit chewy, but there are usually lots of tender ones in the shade. And even the kids will eat them. I've a massive one in the garden; kept me in salad for a good bit of last spring
 
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