Natural History

Historian Andrea Wulf offers two lectures on the history of plant science and plant exploration, October 5 and 6.

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LC Fellowship

Seeking Living Collections Fellow to support initiatives for horticulture, curation, and plant production.

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Magnolia sieboldii
Image Search

Search historical and contemporary images of accessioned plants with our new image database.

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What's New

Traveling in the footsteps of "Chinese" Wilson
October 5, 2015 Arnold Arboretum
After four weeks in China in hot pursuit of new plant species for the Arnold Arboretum, Michael Dosmann, reports on his travels in Huanglong.
Arboretum for Educators Monthly Explorations are a professional development opportunity for elementary and middle school teachers to introduce the Arboretum landscape as an outdoor classroom.
Tree Mob™!
1:00pm, October 7, 2015 Arnold Arboretum
Jack Alexander and Tiffany Enzenbacher will show some of the fruits, nuts, and seeds that are in line to become a new generation of Arboretum plants and speak about preparing for propagation.
On the trail of the elusive paperbark maple
September 30, 2015 Arnold Arboretum
Curator of Living Collections Michael Dosmann writes on his collecting trip to China, where he and colleagues searched for the paperbark maple.