The Wood Database by Eric Meier

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 28, 2020

The Wood Database by Eric Meier

Wood Database

The Wood Database by Eric Meier Eric Meier originally began this project to create a knowledge clearinghouse for all wood products and their uses while he was making psalteries—a type of stringed musical instrument. This and experience with various applications led to The Wood Database Project. according to Meier, “Eventually, I realized that all of […]

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Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip Tree)

by Danny Schissler, Associate Project Manager
May 1, 2020

Malus honanensis, China, Honan

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 1, 2020

Winter bark II: Snakebark maples in all of their glory now

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
March 15, 2020

Winter bark II: Snakebark maples in all of their glory now

Acer pensylvanicum moosewood maple 563-2008*A

Maples, members of the genus Acer, are an amazingly diverse set of species. New Englanders may conjure up visions of sugar maples (Acer saccharum), silver maples (A. saccharinum), red maples (A. rubrum), and box elders (A. negundo). Hopefully, the striped (snakebark) maple (A. pensylvanicum) also comes to mind. This native of the northeastern U.S. is […]

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Juniperus rigida and Pinus densiflora, Korea, 1917

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 27, 2020

Juniperus rigida and Pinus densiflora, Korea, 1917

Juniperus rigida and Pinus densiflora Korea

Juniperus rigida and Pinus densiflora, Korea, 1917 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Temple on right and tree habit with man to left, wooded cliffs behind Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English Korea October 16, 1917 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was […]

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Fagus sylvatica (European Beech)

by Danny Schissler, Associate Project Manager
January 30, 2020

Syringa x chinensis ‘Lilac Sunday’ (cultivar of Chinese lilac)

by Danny Schissler, Associate Project Manager
January 27, 2020

Cryptomeria japonica (Japanese cryptomeria)

by Danny Schissler, Associate Project Manager
January 27, 2020

Heptacodium miconioides (seven-son flower)

by Danny Schissler, Associate Project Manager
January 27, 2020

Metasequoia glyptostroboides (dawn redwood)

by Danny Schissler, Associate Project Manager
January 27, 2020