Post from the road – 11,500 feet up in China

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
September 15, 2016

Post from the road – 11,500 feet up in China

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I write from the airport near Songpan China, in the north of Sichuan Province. I was supposed to head out first thing this morning so that I could teach tomorrow, but the extreme fog hugging the mountain tops and airport laid waste to those plans. Tonight, with a bit of luck, I will make my […]

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Japanese Flowering Cherries

by Nancy Rose
March 30, 2015

Arboretum participates in native plant expedition in Arkansas

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 14, 2014

Arboretum participates in native plant expedition in Arkansas

The Arnold Arboretum is a living museum, displaying plants collected from all corners of the temperate world for conservation, study, and enjoyment. The 281-acre landscape displays some 2,100 species, represented by some 15,000 trees, shrubs, and vines. While some of these plants are of garden or nursery origin, others have been gathered directly from the […]

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