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

Leafing through Glass Flowers

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 22, 2019

Hunnewell Building, winter 1970

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 31, 2019

Hunnewell Building, winter 1970

Hunnewell Building

Hunnewell Building, winter, 1970 Photographer unknown Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1970 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. The Hunnewell Building houses our Visitor Center, Lecture Hall, Library and Archives, and Herbarium. It was constructed in 1892 and fully renovated with improved accessibility and structural improvements […]

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Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ at Arboretum Main Gate, Winter 2019

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 23, 2019

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ at Arboretum Main Gate, Winter 2019

Ilex verticillata

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ at Arboretum Main Gate, Winter 2019 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts January 23, 2019 These Ilex (winterberry) shrubs are still thriving just inside the Main Entrance of the grounds, across from the Hunnewell Building. A similar shot with fall foliage shows the cyclical display of this shrub in […]

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Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 18, 2019

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902 Photograph by Alfred Rehder (1863-1949) Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts January 1902 Hemlock (Tsuga spp). is our Tree of Month for January 2019. Tsuga canadensis (eastern hemlock) is a coniferous tree native to eastern North America. It is the main attraction at Hemlock Hill, a prominent feature of our […]

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Freshmen musings from New Mission High

by Ana Maria Caballero, Nature Education Specialist
October 2, 2018

Continuations: Seasons at the Arboretum

by Jonathan Shaw for Harvard Magazine
June 22, 2018