Lilacs at the Arnold Arboretum
Would a Lilac by Any Other Name Smell So Sweet? A Search for Fragrance
John Alexander III
The quest for all-encompassing knowledge of his favorite genus has taken the Arboretum’s plant propagator down many byways. This one required a cadre of volunteers and a high-speed computer.
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This article originally appeared in Arnoldia volume 56, number 1, in 1996.