'Chinese Wilson', the Arnold Arboretum, and Plant Exploration


Sunday, September 9, 2018, 10:30am to 12:00pm


Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

This tour will concentrate on the history of plant collecting for the Arnold Arboretum, with special emphasis on the life and work of E. H. Wilson, an experienced plant explorer who would make multiple trips to Asia. You will visit some of the more than 350 plants that are now in the “living” collection of the Arboretum as the result of Wilson’s plant exploration trips. David will show how 'Chinese' Wilson became one of the most renowned figures in the history of plant exploration.


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