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Trees with Flowers Borne in Catkins


3.24606
Black India ink on 4-ply cream rag board.
Digitized
Original
35 cm W x 54.7 cm H (Item)
29.4 cm W x 46.3 cm H (Platemark or image size)
1 sheet
Drawing
1944
Illustrations depicting catkins, flowers, seeds, and associated outline of five trees, created to accompany "The Flowers Nobody Knows" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information. Descriptive text identifies coloring, anatomy, and bloom time. 

Header: Trees with Flowers Borne in Catkins

Illustrations are separated into two sections, from top to bottom:

Section 1: Pistillate and Staminate Catkins on Different Trees

(depicted from left to right)
  • Catkins Upright
    • Black willow -- Salix nigra
  • Catkins Pendent
    • Cottonwood -- Populus deltoides
Section 2:  Pistillate and Staminate Flowers on Same Tree

(depicted from left to right)
  • European alder  -- Alnus glutinosa
  • Gray birch -- Betula populifolia
  • Ironwood -- Ostrya virginiana
Morton Arboretum Bulletin Of Popular Information, vol.19, no.3, March 1944, p.10.
Artwork
English
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Copyright restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image are available from the Sterling Morton Library, The Morton Arboretum. For more information, please visit our ABOUT section or complete and submit this form.