A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

by Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow
October 15, 2019

A NACPEC expedition in North America: Part 6

Staff from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and colleagues from the North America-China Plant Exploration Consortium are embarking this fall on a plant collecting trip in the Appalachian Mountains region, the conservation partnership’s first expedition in North America in its 30-year history. Our intrepid explorers—Head of Horticulture Andrew Gapinski, Propagator Sean Halloran, and Living […]

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Hydrangea at Basong Hu, China, 2000

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 28, 2019

Bamboo sprawl

by Jonathan Damery, Associate Editor of Arnoldia
January 24, 2019

Bamboo sprawl

In many gardening circles, the mere mention of bamboo is enough to cause nightmarish shivers. Visions of voracious overgrowth devouring shrubs, birdbaths, and toolsheds inevitably haunt the mind. Here at the Arnold Arboretum, our largest stand of bamboo (Phyllostachys dulcis, accession 1019-89) covers a slope on Peters Hill, where it was planted thirty years ago. […]

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From Fourth of July to Icicle Ridge

by Kyle Port, Manager of Plant Records and Terry Huang, Living Collections Fellow
September 7, 2018

From Fourth of July to Icicle Ridge

Stuart Range

The Campaign for the Living Collections is an ambitious, 10-year initiative of plant exploration, propagation, and collections development—a major effort to increase and diversify the living collection of the Arnold Arboretum. For the duration of the Campaign, the Arboretum is mounting four to five collecting expeditions each fall, both in temperate habitats in North America […]

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Collecting in Rouge River-Siskiyou and the Klamath National Forests

by Kyle Port, Manager of Plant Records and Terry Huang, Living Collections Fellow
September 5, 2018

Collecting in Rouge River-Siskiyou and the Klamath National Forests

Kyle Port collects Viburnum ellipticum

The Campaign for the Living Collections is an ambitious, 10-year initiative of plant exploration, propagation, and collections development—a major effort to increase and diversify the living collection of the Arnold Arboretum. For the duration of the Campaign, the Arboretum is mounting four to five collecting expeditions each fall, both in temperate habitats in North America […]

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