Roads, fall, Bussey Hill Road, 1928

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 8, 2019

Roads, fall, Bussey Hill Road, 1928

Roads, fall, Bussey Hill Road, 1928

Roads, fall, Bussey Hill Road, 1928 Alternate Title: Oaks (Quercus) and Spicebush (Lindera) shrubs beside Bussey Hill Road Photograph by Herbert Wendell Gleason, (1855-1937, American) Bussey Hill Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 12, 1928 A larger version of this photograph is available in HOLLIS Images. Herbert Wendell Gleason was born in […]

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Thoreau and the Language of Trees

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 12, 2018

Focus on Phenology: April Ephemera

by Danny Schissler, Project Coordinator
April 14, 2017

Focus on Phenology: April Ephemera

Crocus vernus (Spring Crocus, Giant Crocus)

Arboretum visitors are not the only ones enjoying this week’s early spring sunshine. Across the grounds, swaths of colorful spring ephemerals have poked their parts above the soil to take advantage of unobstructed access to sunlight. These perennial woodland wildflowers produce stems, leaves and flowers well before the leafing-out of woody understory and canopy species. […]

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