Girl holding metal bowl of mushrooms for sale along Highway 214

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 15, 2020

Girl holding metal bowl of mushrooms for sale along Highway 214

Girl holding metal bowl of mushrooms for sale along Highway 214 between Yushu [Gyêgu] and Bayan Har Shan

Girl holding metal bowl of mushrooms for sale along Highway 214 between Yushu [Gyêgu] and Bayan Har Shan Photograph by David E. Boufford (1941- ) Highway 214, Qinghai Sheng, China June-July 1995 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University Herbaria, a […]

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Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 9, 2020

Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948

Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948

Snow Scenes, winter, hemlocks, cedars, 1948 Alternate Title: Carolina Hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) and Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) in the snow Photograph by Donald Wyman (1903-1993), Heman Arthur Howard Conifer Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States December 1948 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. The Arnold Arboretum offers […]

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Holly berries covered in snow, Arborway Gate, December 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 19, 2019

Holly berries covered in snow, Arborway Gate, December 2019

Holly berries covered in snow

Holly berries covered in snow, Arboretum Main Gate, December 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arborway Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts December 11, 2019 This Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ [120-98*J], Aquifoliaceae family, was first accessioned in 1998 and is described by horticulturalist Michael Dirr as “superior when the red fruits are framed by snow.”1 This common […]

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Why Detroit Residents Pushed Back Against Tree-Planting

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 12, 2019

Why Detroit Residents Pushed Back Against Tree-Planting

John Kost, left, and Barry Johnson, citizen foresters for the nonprofit group The Greening of Detroit, plant a tree in the Osborn neighborhood in Detroit in 2016. Photo by Carlos Osorio/AP.

Why Detroit Residents Pushed Back Against Tree-Planting Detroiters were refusing city-sponsored “free trees.” A researcher found out the problem: she was the first person to ask them if they wanted them. by Brentin Mock for CityLab A landmark report conducted by University of Michigan environmental sociologist Dorceta Taylor in 2014 warned of the “arrogance” of […]

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Sciadopitys verticillata, Japanese Umbrella Pine, 1905

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 5, 2019

Sciadopitys verticillata, Japanese Umbrella Pine, 1905

Tree habit with wooden temple buildings, a lake and hills in the background

Sciadopitys verticillata [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree habit with wooden temple buildings, a lake and hills in the background Photograph by John George Jack (1861-1949), American, Canadian Chuzenji, Lake, Tochigi, Japan August 10, 1905 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. In April 1886, John George Jack visited […]

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What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist’s Quest to Name Every Living Thing

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 21, 2019

What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist’s Quest to Name Every Living Thing

What Linnaeus Saw

What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist’s Quest to Name Every Living Thing by Karen Magnuson Beil The globetrotting naturalists of the eighteenth century were the geeks of their day: innovators and explorers who lived at the intersection of science and commerce. Foremost among them was Carl Linnaeus, a radical thinker who revolutionized biology. In What Linnaeus […]

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Snow Scenes, winter, larches, 1977

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 21, 2019

Snow Scenes, winter, larches, 1977

Larch (Larix) Collection in the snow

Snow Scenes, winter, larches, 1977 Alternate Title: Larch (Larix) Collection in the snow Photograph by Pamela Bruns Larch Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1977 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Highlights of golden autumn splendor in the Living Collections include the Larch (Larix) collection, and many of […]

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Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 18, 2019

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899 Alternate Title: Junction of Meadow and Forest Hills Roads in the snow with the Bussey Institution in the background and a Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioica) in the foreground Photograph by John George Jack (1861-1949, American, Canadian) Forest Hills Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States Meadow Road, Arnold […]

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Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 7, 2019

Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980

Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) on Bussey Hill with the State Laboratory complex in the background

Bussey Hill, winter, Cedar of Lebanon, 1980 Alternate Title: Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) on Bussey Hill with the State Laboratory complex in the background Photograph by Sheila Connor (1947- ) Bussey Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States March 1980 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Sheila Connor […]

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Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 31, 2019

Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970

Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970

Greenhouses, summer, Dana Greenhouses, 1970 Alternate Title: Alfred Fordham (left) and George Pride (right) standing beside a bench in greenhouses Photograph by Pamela Bruns Dana Greenhouses, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1970 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. The Charles Stratton Dana Greenhouses opened in 1962 at the […]

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