Holly berries covered in snow, Arborway Gate, December 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 19, 2019

Holly berries covered in snow, Arborway Gate, December 2019

Holly berries covered in snow

Holly berries covered in snow, Arboretum Main Gate, December 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arborway Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts December 11, 2019 This Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ [120-98*J], Aquifoliaceae family, was first accessioned in 1998 and is described by horticulturalist Michael Dirr as “superior when the red fruits are framed by snow.”1 This common […]

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Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 18, 2019

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899

Roads, winter, junction, snow, 1899 Alternate Title: Junction of Meadow and Forest Hills Roads in the snow with the Bussey Institution in the background and a Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymnocladus dioica) in the foreground Photograph by John George Jack (1861-1949, American, Canadian) Forest Hills Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States Meadow Road, Arnold […]

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Hemlock Hill, summer, hemlock trunks, 1916

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 24, 2019

Hemlock Hill, summer, hemlock trunks, 1916

Hemlock (Tsuga) trunks on Hemlock Hill

Hemlock Hill, summer, hemlock trunks, 1916 Photograph by George R. King, American Hemlock Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1916 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. George R. King, author of One Hundred Views of American Parks, photographed many early landscape views of the Arboretum grounds. Lisa Pearson, […]

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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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PlantSnap! where nature takes root

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 7, 2019

PlantSnap! where nature takes root

Plantsnap! mobile application

PlantSnap where nature takes root American Public Gardens Association is excited to announce the official debut of a new partnership with plant identification app, PlantSnap. This new initiative will help build the most comprehensive database of plant photos in the world by empowering garden visitors to become citizen scientists in their own communities. PlantSnap gives […]

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Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 19, 2019

Chamaerops excelsa China, 1914

Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees

Chamaerops excelsa China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Exterior view of a chapel with palm trees Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American Belgian Roman Catholic Mission, Hui hsien, Gansu Sheng, China September 29, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer began his career […]

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides across from The Meadow, 2019

by Larissa Glasser
April 25, 2019

Metasequoia glyptostroboides across from The Meadow, 2019

Metasequoia spring 2019

Metasequoia glyptostroboides across from The Meadow, 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Meadow Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts April 10, 2019 Metasequoia glyptostroboides, popularly known in the west as the “dawn redwood” and in Chinese as shui-sha (water fir), was discovered in the Hupeh (Hubei) Province on the border of Szechuan (Sichuan) Province in west […]

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Castanopsis taiwaniana Formosa (Taiwan), 1918

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 11, 2019

Castanopsis taiwaniana Formosa (Taiwan), 1918

Castanopsis taiwaniana Formosa, 1918

Castanopsis taiwaniana Formosa (Taiwan), 1918 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree habit Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English Funkiko (Taiwan) January 28, 1918 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 […]

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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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Photos reveal nature’s wonder at Arnold Arboretum

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
March 25, 2019