China, Kan-su (Wan[g]-ts’ang Valley). Vegetation.

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 17, 2020

China, Kan-su (Wan[g]-ts’ang Valley). Vegetation.

View of stand of trees.

China, Kan-su (Wan[g]-ts’ang Valley). Vegetation. [Title from recto of photo mount.] Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock, 1884-1962, American, Austrian Wangcang Gorge, Gansu Sheng, China September 12, 1926 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. “I took several pictures of the forests with their many species of trees, such as maples, […]

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New life for old trees

by Brendan Keegan, Gardener
April 3, 2020

Peak Spruce

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
February 28, 2020

Ode to the Junipers

by Jonathan Damery, Editor of Arnoldia
January 31, 2020

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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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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Golden larches never disappoint

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
November 18, 2019

Torreya Sargentii seeds, China 1925

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 19, 2019

Lilium formosum China, Ernest Henry Wilson, 1910

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 12, 2019

Lilium formosum China, Ernest Henry Wilson, 1910

Lilium formosum China, Ernest Henry Wilson, 1910

Lilium formosum China, Ernest Henry Wilson, 1910 Alternate Title: Flower Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson, 1876-1930, American, English July 14, 1910 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 […]

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Learning About Conifers

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
February 8, 2019

Learning About Conifers

Teachers examine conifers outdoors

The brutal cold brought on by the polar vortex lingered long enough to make it almost impossible to enjoy the Conifer Collection up close on Saturday, Feb 2. Instead, teachers attending the monthly Arboretum for Educators to learn about conifer adaptations spent time indoors with collected plant material. The program began with a general introduction […]

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