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Encyclopedia > Nichols Arboretum
The Nichols Arboretum, with the UM North Campus in the distance
The Nichols Arboretum, with the UM North Campus in the distance

Nichols Arboretum (123 acres, 49.7 hectares) is an arboretum operated by the University of Michigan, and located on the eastern edge of its Central Campus at 1610 Washington Heights in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The arboretum is open daily until 10:00PM, without charge. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 204 KB) Nichols Arboretum, with the UM North Campus in the distance. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 204 KB) Nichols Arboretum, with the UM North Campus in the distance. ... An acre is an English unit of area, which is also frequently used in the United States and some Commonwealth countries. ... A hectare (symbol ha) is a unit of area, equal to 10 000 square metres, commonly used for measuring land area. ... An arboretum is a botanical garden primarily devoted to trees and other woody plants, forming a living collection of trees intended at least partly for scientific study. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... For the railroad company, see Ann Arbor Railroad. ...


The arboretum was designed in 1906 by O. C. Simonds; many of its plantings date to the 1920s and 1930s. It is particularly known for its Peony Collection, Heathdale Collection (species primarily from Appalachia), and the Dow Prairie. This article is about the modern area called Appalachia. ...


The arboretum is popularly known as "the Arb." Students flock to the Arb for a variety of outdoor activities, such as jogging and picnicking. During winter, students have been known to go sledding in the Arb using cafeteria trays pilfered from university dining halls. The Arb has been the site of dramatic performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Title page of the first quarto (1600) A Midsommer nights dreame, now commonly written A Midsummer Nights Dream, is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare written sometime in the mid-1590s. ...

Contents

General collection

The Nichols Arboretum after a fresh snow, in January of 2007.
The Nichols Arboretum after a fresh snow, in January of 2007.
  • Cedars of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) - four specimens, planted 1946, at the extreme edge of their cold hardiness range.
  • Chinese Fringetree (Chionanthus retusus) - believed the only specimen in Michigan.
  • Chinese Ginkgos (Ginkgo biloba) - believed planted in 1924.
  • Cotoneasters (Cotoneaster species) - a diverse collection of ornamental cotoneasters.
  • Hawthorn - numerous hawthorn species, mostly from the 1920s.
  • Korean Quasibark Tree (Picrassma quassioides) - possibly the only specimens in Michigan, planted 1933.
  • White Pines (Pinus strobus) - about 150 eastern white pines planted in 1952.

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2816x2112, 2525 KB) A look into the main valley at the University of Michigans Nichols Arboretum, in Ann Arbor, MI. Picture taken by BJM JR in January of 2007. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2816x2112, 2525 KB) A look into the main valley at the University of Michigans Nichols Arboretum, in Ann Arbor, MI. Picture taken by BJM JR in January of 2007. ... Binomial name Cedrus libani A. Rich. ... Species See text Chionanthus (syn. ... Binomial name Ginkgo biloba L. The Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), frequently misspelled as Gingko, and sometimes known as the Maidenhair Tree, is a unique tree with no close living relatives. ... This article deals with the tree; for the e-mail client see Pine email client Species About 115. ... Species About 35; see text. ... Species See text. ... Binomial name Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex C. Lawson Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa) is a widespread and very variable pine native to western North America. ... Binomial name Pinus rigida Mill. ... Binomial name Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. ... Species See text. ... Species See text Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster) is a genus of woody plants in the rose family Rosaceae, native to the Palaearctic region (temperate Asia, Europe, north Africa), with a high diversity found in the mountains of southwestern China and the Himalaya. ... Species 50-55 species; see text. ... Species Thuja koraiensis Thuja occidentalis Thuja plicata Thuja standishii Thuja sutchuenensis Thuja (pronounced Thuya) is a genus of coniferous trees in the Cupressaceae (cypress family). ... Binomial name Platycladus orientalis Chinese Arborvitae, Platycladus orientalis, is a distinct species of evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae, native to northwestern China and widely naturalised elsewhere in east Asia. ... Species Chamaecyparis formosensis Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Chamaecyparis obtusa Chamaecyparis pisifera Chamaecyparis taiwanensis Chamaecyparis thyoides The genus Chamaecyparis is one of several genera within the family Cupressaceae that have the common name cypress; for the others, see cypress (disambiguation). ... Species See text Crataegus (Hawthorn) is a large genus of in the family Rosaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe, Asia and North America. ... Species About 12; see text Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, in the family Pinaceae. ... Binomial name Larix kaempferi (Lamb. ... Binomial name Larix decidua Mill. ... Subfamilies Faboideae Caesalpinioideae Mimosoideae References GRIN-CA 2002-09-01 The name Fabaceae belongs to either of two families, depending on viewpoint. ... Binomial name Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) is a large shrub or small tree in the pea family Fabaceae, native to eastern North America from southern Canada south to northern United States. ... Binomial name Cladrastis kentukea (Dum. ... This article or section should be merged with Honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos or honey locust is a deciduous tree, of the legume family, native to North America. ... Binomial name Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch The Kentucky Coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus, is a tree in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of the pea family Fabaceae, native to the midwest of North America. ... Binomial name Robinia pseudoacacia L. Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) is a tree in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae. ... Species Styphnolobium affine - Coralbean Styphnolobium japonicum - Pagoda Tree Styphnolobium monteviridis Styphnolobium is a small genus of three or four species of small trees and shrubs in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae, formerly included within a broader interpretation of the genus Sophora. ... Binomial name Magnolia fraseri Walter The Fraser magnolia (Magnolia fraseri) also called Mountain magnolia, Earleaf cucumbertree, or Mountain-oread, is a small, deciduous tree native to the southern Appalachians. ... Binomial name Magnolia tripetala L. The Umbrella magnolia (Magnolia tripetala) is a deciduous tree native to the southeastern United States in the Allegheny Mountains region. ... Species Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl. ... Binomial name Acer cissifolium Siebold and Zuccarini, 1865 Acer cissifolium (commonly known as Ivyleaf Maple, Ivy-leaved Maple, Vine Leaf Maple and variations thereof) is a maple native to Japan from Hokkaidō to Kyushu. ... Binomial name Acer pseudoplatanus L. The Sycamore or Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) is one of the most common maples in Europe, native to central Europe from France east to Poland, and south (in mountains) to northernmost Spain and Turkey. ... Binomial name Acer palmatum Thunb. ... Species Aesculus arguta: Texas Buckeye Aesculus californica: California Buckeye Aesculus chinensis: Chinese Horse-chestnut Aesculus flava (): Yellow Buckeye Aesculus glabra: Ohio Buckeye Aesculus hippocastanum: Common Horse-chestnut Aesculus indica: Indian Horse-chestnut Aesculus neglecta: Dwarf Buckeye Aesculus parviflora: Bottlebrush Buckeye Aesculus pavia: Red Buckeye Aesculus sylvatica: Painted Buckeye Aesculus turbinata... Binomial name Quercus rubra L. The Northern red oak, Quercus rubra (Quercus borealis in some older references), is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). ... Binomial name Quercus alba L. The White oak (Quercus alba) is one of the most magnificent of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus velutina Black oak (Quercus velutina) is a deciduous tree of the red oak group of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus macrocarpa Michx. ... Binomial name Quercus imbricaria Michx. ... Binomial name Quercus bicolor The Swamp white oak, Quercus bicolor, is one of the more important white oaks for lumber production. ... Binomial name Quercus acutissima Carruth. ... Binomial name Quercus variabilis Bl. ... Binomial name Corylus colurna L. The Turkish Hazel (Corylus colurna) is a tree native to southeast Europe and southwest Asia, from the Balkans through northern Turkey to northern Iran. ... Binomial name Ulmus americana L. The American Elm Ulmus americana is a species of elm native to eastern North America, occurring from Nova Scotia west to southeast Saskatchewan, and south to Florida and central Texas. ... Binomial name Ulmus parvifolia Jacq. ... Species About 60-70 species including: Celtis australis - European Hackberry Celtis bungeana Bunges Hackberry Celtis caucasica - Caucasian Hackberry Celtis labilis - Hubei Hackberry Celtis koraiensis - Korean Hackberry Celtis jessoensis - Japanese Hackberry Celtis laevigata - Southern Hackberry Celtis occidentalis - Common hackberry Celtis reticulata - Netleaf hackberry Celtis sinensis - Chinese Hackberry Celtis tenuifolia - Georgia... Binomial name Zelkova serrata (Thunb. ... Binomial name Pinus strobus L. Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) is a large pine native to eastern North America, occurring from Newfoundland west to Minnesota and southeasternmost Manitoba, and south along the Appalachian Mountains to the extreme north of Georgia. ...

Other collections

  • Centennial Shrub Collection - popular ornamental shrubs and small trees including crab apple trees, hawthorn trees, a lilac collection, and spiraea.
  • Dow Prairie and adjacent woods (36 acres, 14 hectares) - restored to pre-European settlement. Plants include Andropogon gerardii, Asclepias tuberosa, Aster oolentangiensis, Aster laevis, Carex bicknellii, Ratibida pinnata, Rudbeckia hirta, Schizachyrium scoparium, Silphium terebinthinaceum, Solidago rigida, Solidago speciosa, Sorghastrum nutans, Vernonia missurica, and Veronicastrum virginicum.
  • Gateway Garden - an entry garden based on American meadows, with pools and a dry creek.
  • Heathdale - ericaceous and Appalachian Plants, including Catawba and Rosebay rhododendrons (Rhododendron catawbiense and R. maximum), azaleas (Rhododendron spp.), dog-hobble (Leucothoe fontanesiana), mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia), as well as hemlock (Tsuga canadensis, T. caroliniana, and T. sieboldii), dogwoods (Cornus spp.), witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana), and sassafras (Sassafras albidum). Some date from plant collecting expeditions in the 1920s; others have been added in the past decade.
  • Rhododendrons - hybrid azaleas and rhododendrons hardy in Ann Arbor.
  • Oak Openings - a collection begun in 2001 and in its early stages. It will represent plants once common to oak openings (also called oak savannas) in the Ann Arbor area.
  • Peony Garden - 234 peony cultivars in 27 beds, with plantings dating from 1927.

Species - Southern Crab - Siberian Crabapple - Sweet Crabapple - Apple - Japanese Crabapple - Oregon Crab - Chinese Crabapple - Prairie Crab - Asian Wild Apple - European Wild Apple Malus, the apples, is a genus of about 30-35 species of small deciduous trees or shrubs in the family Rosaceae, including most importantly the domesticated Orchard or... Species See text Crataegus (Hawthorn) is a large genus of in the family Rosaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe, Asia and North America. ... Species About 20 species; see text. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Andropogon is a genus of grasses. ... Species See text. ... ASTER image ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is one of five remote sensory devices on board the Terra satellite launched into Earth orbit by NASA in 1999. ... ASTER image ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is one of five remote sensory devices on board the Terra satellite launched into Earth orbit by NASA in 1999. ... Carex (L., 1753) is a genus of plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges (although other, related species are also called sedges, those of genus Carex may be called true sedges). ... Species See text. ... Ancient silver coin from Cyrene depicting a stalk of Silphium. ... Species See text The goldenrod is a flowering plant in the Family Asteraceae. ... Species See text The goldenrod is a flowering plant in the Family Asteraceae. ... Species About 1000; see text Vernonia is a large genus of plants in the family Asteraceae, named for English botanist William Vernon. ... Binomial name Veronicastrum virginicum Farw. ... A meadow is a habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. ... This article is about the modern area called Appalachia. ... Subgenera Azaleastrum Candidastrum Hymenanthes Mumeazalea Pentanthera (Azaleas) Rhododendron Therorhodion Tsutsusi (Azaleas) Vireya Source: RBG, Edinburgh Rhododendron (from the Greek: rhodos, rose, and dendron, tree) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. ... Subgenera Azaleastrum Candidastrum Hymenanthes Mumeazalea Pentanthera (Azaleas) Rhododendron Therorhodion Tsutsusi (Azaleas) Vireya Source: RBG, Edinburgh Rhododendron (from the Greek: rhodos, rose, and dendron, tree) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. ... Species See text. ... Species See text Kalmia is a genus of about 7 species of evergreen shrubs from 0. ... Species Eastern Hemlock Carolina Hemlock Taiwan Hemlock Northern Japanese Hemlock Himalayan Hemlock Forrests Hemlock Western Hemlock Mountain Hemlock Southern Japanese Hemlock Tsuga is a genus of conifers in the family Pinaceae. ... Species See text. ... Species Hamamelis japonica Hamamelis mollis Hamamelis vernalis Hamamelis virginiana Witch-hazel is the common name for a genus of shrubs Hamamelis in the family Hamamelidaceae, with four species, two in North America ( and ), and one each in Japan () and China (). The Persian Ironwood, a closely related tree formerly treated as... This article is about the Sassafras tree. ... Species see text Source: The Rhododendron page, and some research. ... Subgenera Azaleastrum Candidastrum Hymenanthes Mumeazalea Pentanthera (Azaleas) Rhododendron Therorhodion Tsutsusi (Azaleas) Vireya Source: RBG, Edinburgh Rhododendron (from the Greek: rhodos, rose, and dendron, tree) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. ... Species See text The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the sole genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae. ...

Natural areas

Species See List of Quercus species The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of several hundred species of trees and shrubs in the genus Quercus, and some related genera, notably Cyclobalanopsis and Lithocarpus. ... Species See text Comparison of Carya nuts Ripe hickory nuts ready to fall, Andrews, SC Hickory is a tree of the genus Carya, including 17-19 species of deciduous trees with pinnately compound leaves and large nuts. ... Binomial name Quercus rubra L. The Northern red oak, Quercus rubra (Quercus borealis in some older references), is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). ... Binomial name Quercus velutina Black oak (Quercus velutina) is a deciduous tree of the red oak group of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus alba L. The White oak (Quercus alba) is one of the most magnificent of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus macrocarpa Michx. ... Binomial name Fraxinus americana L. The White Ash (Fraxinus americana) is one of the largest of the ash genus Fraxinus, growing to 35 m tall. ... Binomial name Tilia americana L. Tilia americana is a medium-sized to large deciduous tree in the genus Tilia, native to eastern North America. ... Binomial name Carya ovata (Mill. ... Binomial name Carya cordiformis (Wangenh. ... Binomial name Juglans nigra L. The Black Walnut (Juglans nigra L.) is a native of eastern North America, where it grows, mostly alongside rivers, from southern Ontario, Canada west to southeast South Dakota, south to Georgia and southwest to central Texas. ... Binomial name Ostrya virginiana (Mill. ... Binomial name Carpinus caroliniana Walter The American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) is a small hardwood tree in the genus Carpinus. ... Binomial name Cornus florida L. The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida or Benthamidia florida) is a showy small tree native to eastern and southeastern North America. ... Binomial name Cornus alternifolia L.f. ... Binomial name Viburnum acerifolium L. Viburnum acerifolium (Maple-leaf Viburnum or Dockmackie) is a species of Viburnum, native to eastern North America from southwestern Quebec and Ontario south to northern Florida and eastern Texas. ... Binomial name Ulmus americana L. The American Elm Ulmus americana is a species of elm native to eastern North America, occurring from Nova Scotia west to southeast Saskatchewan, and south to Florida and central Texas. ... Binomial name Acer saccharinum L. Silver Maple bark leaves The Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) is a species of maple native to the eastern United States and adjacent parts of southeast Canada. ... Fraxinus nigra, the Black Ash, is a medium-size tree which occurs in the northeastern United States and much of eastern Canada. ...

See also

Matthaei Botanical Gardens (300 acres) are botanical gardens with a conservatory operated by the University of Michigan, and located at 1800 North Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... This list of botanical gardens in the United States is intended to include all significant botanical gardens and arboretums in the United States of America. ...

External links

  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum


The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Academics The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

College of EngineeringCollege of Literature, Science and the ArtsLaw SchoolGerald R. Ford School of Public PolicyMedical SchoolRoss School of BusinessSchool of EducationSchool of InformationSchool of Music, Theatre & DanceTaubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning The North Campus Diag, looking towards (from right to left) the EECS Building, G.G. Brown, and H. H. Dow Building (hidden by trees) The University of Michigan College of Engineering is the engineering unit of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... Angell Hall, one of the major buildings housing the College of LS&A The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, also known as the College of LS&A, is the liberal arts and sciences unit of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... An aerial view of the Law Quadrangle at the University of Michigan. ... The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, often referred to as the Ford School, is a leading public policy school in the United States. ... The University Hospital The University of Michigan Health System is the medical unit of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... An aerial view of Michigans central campus, with the art museum and law quadrangle in the foreground, and the business school in the background prior to the facilities enhancement project. ... The University of Michigan School of Education is the education school of the University of Michigan and is located in Ann Arbor, MI. The School of Education offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. ... The School of Information (SI) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is a graduate school offering both a Master of Science in Information (MSI) and a Doctor of Information (Ph. ... The University of Michigan School of Music is an undergraduate and graduate institution for the performing arts. ... The A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning (also Taubman College or TCAUP) is a nationally-renowned undergraduate and graduate institution for the built environment at the University of Michigan. ...

Athletics The University of Michigan features 24 varsity sports teams called the Wolverines, who compete in the NCAAs Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except mens ice hockey which competes in the NCAA D1 Central Collegiate Hockey Association. ...

Michigan StadiumCrisler ArenaYost Ice ArenaMichigan WolverinesFootball • UM-OSU Rivalry • Little Brown JugPaul Bunyan TrophyCold War Michigan Stadium, nicknamed the Big House, is the football stadium for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... Crisler Arena, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the home arena of the mens and womens basketball teams of the University of Michigan. ... Yost Ice Arena (formerly Yost Fieldhouse) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, is the home of the University of Michigan varsity ice hockey team. ... The University of Michigan features 24 varsity sports teams called the Wolverines, who compete in the NCAAs Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except mens ice hockey which competes in the NCAA D1 Central Collegiate Hockey Association. ... Head Coach Lloyd Carr 12th Year, 113-35 Home Stadium Michigan Stadium Capacity 107,501 - Field Turf Conference Big Ten First Year 1879 Athletic Director William C. Martin Website MGoBlue. ... The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry is the intense rivalry between the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University football teams. ... The Little Brown Jug is a traveling trophy passed between the football teams of the University of Minnesotas Gophers and the University of Michigans Wolverines. ... The Paul Bunyan-Governor of Michigan Trophy is a college rivalry trophy awarded to the winner of the annual American football game between the University of Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State University Spartans. ... The Cold War was an ice hockey game played between U.S. college rivals Michigan State University and the University of Michigan on Saturday October 6, 2001. ...

Campus The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Angell Hall ObservatoryBurton TowerThe DiagDennison BuildingGerald R. Ford Presidential LibraryHill AuditoriumLurie TowerMatthaei Botanical GardensMichigan UnionMuseumsNichols ArboretumUM Health SystemUniversity Library Angell Hall Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Michigan. ... // Burton Tower The Burton Memorial Tower The Burton Memorial Tower, located on Central Campus at the University of Michigan and housing a grand carillon, was built in 1936 as a memorial for University President Marion Leroy Burton (presidency: 1920-1925). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with University of Michigan Ann Arbor. ... The David M. Dennison Building is a building located on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is part of National Archives and Records Administrations presidential library system. ... Hill Auditorium in early spring. ... // Burton Tower The Burton Memorial Tower, located on Central Campus at the University of Michigan and housing a grand carillon, was built in 1936 as a memorial for University President Marion Leroy Burton (presidency: 1920-1925). ... Matthaei Botanical Gardens (300 acres) are botanical gardens with a conservatory operated by the University of Michigan, and located at 1800 North Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... The Michigan Union is the student union for the University of Michigan. ... The Ruthven Exhibit Museums Building on Central Campus, looking towards the northeast The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is home to a number of museums, with a majority of them on Central Campus. ... The University Hospital The University of Michigan Health System is the medical unit of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... The Hatcher Graduate Library from the north side The Shapiro Library (The UGLi) The University of Michigan Library in Ann Arbor, also known as the University Library, is one of the largest university library systems in the United States. ...

Research The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Correlates of WarERC WIMSMichigan Life Sciences CorridorNational Election Studies The Correlates of War project is an academic study of the history of warfare. ... NSF Engineering Research Center for Wireless Integrated Microsystems (ERC WIMS) was formed in 2000 by through the collaboration of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Michigan Technological University. ... MSUs Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building was built with money from the MLSC. The University of Michigan built the Biomedical Sciences Building - built to conduct MLSC-funded research. ... The National Election Studies, carried out by the University of Michigan, is the leading academically-run national survey of voters in the United States, conducted after every federal election. ...

Student life The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Gargoyle Humor MagazineEvery Three WeeklyMichigan DailyThe Michigan ReviewMichigan Marching BandUM Solar Car TeamThe VictorsWCBNWOLV-TVUniversity Housing Gargoyle Humor Magazine or The Gargoyle is the official student-run humor magazine for the University of Michigan. ... The Michigan Daily is the daily student newspaper of the University of Michigan. ... The Michigan Review is the unofficial student affairs journal of the University of Michigan. ... The Michigan Marching Band (or MMB) is University of Michigans Marching Band. ... The University of Michigan Solar Car Team is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... The Victors is the fight song of the University of Michigan (U-M). ... WCBN-FM is the student-run radio station of the University of Michigan. ... WOLV-TV is the student television station of The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... Palmer Field with Couzens Hall (left) and Alice Lloyd Hall (right), two of the Hill Area residence halls. ...


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The arboretum, which adjoins the University of Michigan to the east, is located on the flank of a glacial moraine that overlooks the Huron River valley (Figure 1).
Nichols Arboretum received a $25,000 grant in 2001 from the Great Lakes Basin Commission to work toward solving the erosion problem in School Girl's Glen.
Robert Grese is director of Nichols Arboretum and associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Michigan.
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The need for a university botanical gardens and arboretum was identified by the founders of the University of Michigan and encouragement of the establishment of such facilities was written into the University's 1817 Charter.
Nichols Arboretum is a 123 acre "living museum" nestled in the hills adjacent to UM's Central Campus.
Nichols is particularly known for its historic Peony Collection, Heathdale Collection (species primarily from the Applachian area), and the Dow Prairie.
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