FormatIndia ink on 4-ply ivory rag board, matted.
Dimensions67 cm W x 52 cm H (Item)
63.5 cm W x 48.7 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Illustrations of four hawthorn species, created to accompany "Hawthorn Traits" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information. Illustrations include full tree in winter, a leaf, and fruit for each species. Descriptive text accompanies each tree illustration.
Header: FOUR TYPES of HAWTHORNS
Trees and text depicted from left to right, top to bottom:
- Cockspur Hawthorn - Crus-galli Group - most persistent fruit, latest bloom, leathery foliage, short petioles -
- Dotted Hawthorn - Punctuate Group - flattest top, deepest veins, dotted red or yellow fruit
- Downy Hawthorn - Molles Group - largest leaves, first to bloom, first fruit to ripen, largest fruits
- Thicket Hawthorn - Pruinosae Group - thin small leaves, bronze when unfolding, twiggy growth -