Group of men sitting among trees, Ooryong-too [Ulleungdo Island], Korea, 1917

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 9, 2019

Group of men sitting among trees, Ooryong-too [Ulleungdo Island], Korea, 1917

Group of men sitting among trees

Ooryong-too (Dagelet Is.) Alternate Title: Group of men sitting among trees Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson, 1876-1930, American, English 1917 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was the furthest traveled of all the Arnold Arboretum’s plant explorers and collectors of the early twentieth century. It is […]

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Paths, spring, Azalea Path, 1928

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 22, 2019

Paths, spring, Azalea Path, 1928

Azalea Path with Torch Azaleas (Rhododendron kaempferi) and Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) trunks

Paths, spring, Azalea Path, 1928 Alternate Title: Azalea Path with torch azaleas (Rhododendron kaempferi) and Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) trunks Photograph by J. Horace (John Horace) McFarland (1859-1948, American) Azalea Path, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States May 1928 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. J. Horace McFarland […]

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13 reasons to visit the Arnold Arboretum today (or very very soon)

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
May 8, 2017

13 reasons to visit the Arnold Arboretum today (or very very soon)

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Rays of sunshine will appear. Mountain witch alder is in peak flower and extremely fragrant (Fothergilla major 23195*A). Note, these flowers lack petals – you are mostly looking at pollen-producing stamens. Young catalpa leaves are still deep red and emerging from their winter buds (Catalpa fargesii 394-2009*B). Nikko fir pollen cones are yellow – tap […]

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End of Year Favorites Part 3 (of 5): Focus on Flowers

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
January 4, 2016

End of Year Favorites Part 3 (of 5): Focus on Flowers

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Day three (of five) of some of my favorite photographic memories of the venerable plants of the Arnold Arboretum in 2015, with a focus on flowers. Abelia chinensis, Chinese abelia, in flower (with amazing fragrance) in October (1023-85*A) Rhododendron calendulaceum, flame azalea, with floral buds about to open in May (64-2012*A) Humulus lupulus, hops, female […]

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