Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the snow, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 13, 2018

Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the snow, 2018

Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Photograph by Larissa Glasser Meadow Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA March 8, 2018 Sometimes catching a moment in our landscape is a matter of opportunity and timing. With the lingering morning snow still fresh, the only sign of human intervention was the well-plowed Meadow Road (thanks to our Grounds crew). Larissa had […]

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North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 6, 2017

North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980

North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980

North Meadow, fall, Dawn Redwood, 1980 Alternate Title: North Meadow with a Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) on the right Photograph by Carl Lobig North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 1980 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis Images catalog. Metasequoia glyptostroboides, popularly known in the west […]

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North Meadow with Dawn Redwood on the right, 1985

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 18, 2016

North Meadow with Dawn Redwood on the right, 1985

North Meadow with Dawn Redwood on the right, 1985

North Meadow, spring, Dawn Redwood, 1985 Alternate Title: North Meadow with a Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) on the right Photograph by Corliss Knapp Engle North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States April 1985 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog. Corliss Knapp Engle (1936-2009) was a longtime […]

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Flowering vegetation in the North Meadow with willows and Dawn Redwood, 1970

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 11, 2016

Flowering vegetation in the North Meadow with willows and Dawn Redwood, 1970

Dawn Redwood, 1970

North Meadow, spring, willows, Dawn Redwood, 1970 Alternate Title: Flowering vegetation in the North Meadow with willows (Salix) and Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the background Photograph by Pamela Bruns (American) North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1970 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog. The […]

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Notes on the dawn redwood

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
November 22, 2015

Notes on the dawn redwood

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The first dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) seeds ever to journey out of China arrived in Jamaica Plain in early 1948. Today, thirteen trees grown from these seeds (collected on an expedition sponsored by the Arnold Arboretum) are still going strong on the grounds. My personal favorite of the 1948 dawn redwoods (524-48*L) is off by […]

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides, 1940-2010.

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 28, 2015

Metasequoia glyptostroboides, 1940-2010.

Metasequoia glyptostroboides, 1940-2010 Archives of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University We are pleased to announce that our collection of Metasequoia glyptostroboides, 1940-2010 material has been revised to facilitate optimal access for researchers and Arnold Arboretum staff. Along with our Visual Archives, our Metasequoia collection is an excellent resource that tells the story of 20th […]

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‘Class of 2014’

by Andrew Gapinski, Manager of Horticulture
June 3, 2014