Tilia tomentosa, Arnold Arboretum, 1945

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 29, 2018

Tilia tomentosa, Arnold Arboretum, 1945

Tilia tomentosa

Tilia tomentosa, Arnold Arboretum, 1945 [Title from recto of mount.] Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States September 1945 Tilia tomentosa, also known as silver linden in the United States and silver lime in the United Kingdom, is a species of flowering plant in the family […]

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Hunnewell Building landscape gets springtime renovation

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 30, 2016

Hunnewell Building landscape gets springtime renovation

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When visitors enter the Arnold Arboretum’s Arborway Gate, they are greeted by the historic Hunnewell Building. Since its construction in 1892, the Hunnewell Building and its landscape have undergone several renovations. The most recent major refurbishment, which overhauled the building’s structure to improve accessibility, took place in 1993. Twenty-three years later, the Hunnewell Building entranceway […]

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Tree Mob™! Mixing It Up in the Rosaceae

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
May 27, 2015

Tree Mob™! Mixing It Up in the Rosaceae

Jon Mahohey in field of Aronia

Jonathan Mahoney, a researcher at the University of Connecticut, is investigating intergeneric plants. At the Arnold Arboretum, he is specifically studying the intergenerics × Sorbaronia and × Sorbopyrus along with their parent genera Aronia, Sorbus, and Pyrus. Look closely at those intergeneric names and you’ll understand that these plants are not “faithful” to genus, as […]

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Tree Mob™! Expanding the Collection on Arbor Day

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
April 7, 2015