Salix gracilistyla – Korea 1918

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 2, 2017

Trees and vegetation by rocky stream

Salix gracilistyla – Korea 1918

Trees and vegetation by rocky stream

Salix gracilistyla growing in bed of stream. Pinus koraiensis S. & Z. and Abies holophylla Maxim. Near Yutenji Monastery, prov. Kogen. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.] Subject: Salix gracilistyla Miq. ; Salicaceae ; Pinus koraiensis Sieb. & Zucc. ; Pinaceae ; Korean pine ; Abies holophylla Maxim. ; Manchurian fir. 20.5 x 15.5 cm. Emulsion on glass.

Salix gracilistyla – Korea

[Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Trees and vegetation by rocky stream
Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930, American, English)
July 7, 1918

A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library.

Many thousands more Botanical and Cultural Images of Eastern Asia, details on the life and travels of Ernest Henry Wilson, and of other plant explorers are available in our Visual Archives.

The Archive Collection of the Arnold Arboretum also holds the Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) papers, 1896-1952 [pdf].

Salix gracilistyla is also our Tree of the Month at Arnold Arboretum, and you can read more about these willows and where to find them in our living collections during their peak late-winter/early-spring activity.

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