Smoketree Continus coggygria, Germany, Muskau Park, 1901

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 19, 2018

Smoketree Continus coggygria, Germany, Muskau Park, 1901

Smoketree, Germany, Muskau Park, 1901

Smoketree Continus coggygria Photograph by Alfred Rehder (1863-1949) Germany, Muskau Park 1901 Alfred Rehder first came to the Arboretum in 1898 while on assignment for Moller’s Deutsche Gartner-Zeitungand where he held the position of Associate Editor. Intending only to stay in America for half a year, he was persuaded to join the Arboretum’s staff and […]

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Dove tree, copper etching by Bobbi Angell

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 17, 2018

Dove tree, copper etching by Bobbi Angell

Sugar Maple, illustration by Bobbi Angell

Dove tree by Bobbi Angell 2018 Bobbi Angell, along with watercolor artist Beverly Duncan, is part of this month’s exhibit “Impressions of Woody Plants: Disjunction, Two Artists, and the Arnold Arboretum“, located in the Lecture Hall of The Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway. Bobbi Angell has been drawing plants since 1978, illustrating floras, monographs, and new […]

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Smoketree Continus coggygria, Brno Czechoslovakia, 1905

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 3, 2018

Smoketree Continus coggygria, Brno Czechoslovakia, 1905

Smoketree Brno Czechoslovakia, 1905

Smoketree Continus coggygria Photograph by Franz Urbanek Augarten (now Lužánky), Brno, Czech Republic (fmr. Czechoslovakia) 1905 According to Kim E. Tripp “Considering Cotinus” in Arnoldia 54(2), 1994: “The American smoketree (sometimes known as chittamwood) is arboreal, reaching twenty to thirty-five feet in height. It is generally larger and coarser in character than Cotinus coggygria, and […]

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Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 31, 2018

Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018

Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018

Bonsai trees outside Weld Hill Building, 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA May 22, 2018 On the occasion of a late May visit to Arnold Arboretum by delegates from The Chengdu Institute of Biology (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Wilson Botanical Garden (Chengdu), and Huanglong Nature Reserve, Arboretum Director […]

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Magnolia salicifolia ‘Wada’s Memory’ by Arborway Gate, Spring 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 2, 2018

Magnolia salicifolia ‘Wada’s Memory’ by Arborway Gate, Spring 2018

Magnolia salicifolia 'Wada's Memory'

Magnolia salicifolia ‘Wada’s Memory’ by Arborway Gate, Spring 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arborway Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA April 23, 2018 Warmer spring temperatures in late April brought this Magnolia specimen into bloom along the Arborway. This deciduous tree (a cultivar of Willowleaf Magnolia) is hard to miss when you enter through the […]

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David Boufford waiting for road to be repaired on Highway 318 between Bangda [Bamda] and Baxoi [Baima]

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 26, 2018

David Boufford waiting for road to be repaired on Highway 318 between Bangda [Bamda] and Baxoi [Baima]

David Boufford waiting for road to be repaired on Highway 318 between Bangda (Bamda) and Baxoi (Baima). Photograph by Susan L. Kelley.

David Boufford waiting for road to be repaired on Highway 318 between Bangda [Bamda] and Baxoi [Baima] Photograph by Susan L. Kelley, (1954-) Highway 318, Baxoi Xian, Tibet, China July 24, 2000 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog. David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University […]

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Hunnewell Building, summer, climbing hydrangea, 1936

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 16, 2018

Hunnewell Building, summer, climbing hydrangea, 1936

Hunnewell Building, summer, climbing hydrangea, 1936

Hunnewell Building, summer, climbing hydrangea, 1936 Alternate Title: Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris) in the side of the Hunnewell Building Photographer unknown Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1936 On Thursday, May 3, join horticulturalist Jen Kettell for The Straight Talk on Hydrangeas. Her talk begins at 6:00pm and will include a walk […]

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Prunus lannesiana f. albida Japan, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 6, 2018

Tilia tomentosa, Arnold Arboretum, 1945

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 29, 2018

Tilia tomentosa, Arnold Arboretum, 1945

Tilia tomentosa

Tilia tomentosa, Arnold Arboretum, 1945 [Title from recto of mount.] Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States September 1945 Tilia tomentosa, also known as silver linden in the United States and silver lime in the United Kingdom, is a species of flowering plant in the family […]

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Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 19, 2018

Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966

Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966

Snow Scenes, winter, conifers, 1966 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Conifer Collection in the snow Photograph by Howard, Heman Arthur, American Conifer Collection, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States February 3, 1966 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Herman Howard joined the Arnold Arboretum staff in 1929 […]

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