A reunion of trees: the discovery of exotic plants and their introduction into North American and European landscapes
A travel story of trees and shrubs--as rousing as the adventures of Marco Polo. Stephen Spongberg's vivid account tells of intrepid and extraordinary exploeres who journeyed to the far corners of the globe and brought back to Euorpe and North America a wealth of exotic plant species--a veritable history of ornamental trees and shrubs.
33 pages matching beautiful in this book
Results 1-3 of 33
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Establishing Traditions in the Young Republic
On the Rim of the North Paciﬁc 81
East Meets West
5 other sections not shown
American André Michaux Arbore Arnold Arboretum Bartram beautiful Boston Boston ivy Botanic Garden botanists branches Carolina carpellate Catesby Charles China Chinese collections collector Collinson common name cones conifers cultivation cypress David dawn redwood Deshima dipelta Douglas Dutch eastern North America English Ernest Henry Wilson established Europe European exotic expedition exploration feet ﬁrst flora flowers forests Franklin tree Fraser fruits genus ginkgo growing Harvard hemlock Henry horticultural Horticultural Society horticulturists Hupeh hydrangea Ichang inflorescences introduced Japan Japanese John known Korea landscape larch leaves Library living plants London Magnolia maple Acer Massachusetts Michaux mountain native natural history naturalist northern nursery nurserymen ornamental Pacific Peking Photographic Archives pine plantsmen Plate produced region Rehder Rhododendron River Robert Fortune Royal Sargent scientific seeds sent ship shipment shrubs Siebold South species specimens Spongberg stewartia Thunberg tion Tradescant trip United Veitch Veitch nursery western wide William William Bartram Wilson Yangtze Zuccarini