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History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation

Clarence Barrett

History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation

genesis of a botanical garden

by Clarence Barrett

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Published by Positive Attitudes in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • Federal Way
    • Subjects:
    • Rhododendron Species Foundation (Federal Way, Wash.) -- History.,
    • Rhododendron -- Catalogs and collections -- Washington (State) -- Federal Way -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clarence Barrett.
      ContributionsRhododendron Species Foundation (Federal Way, Wash.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB413.R47 B28 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p. :
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1126081M
      ISBN 100963029274
      LC Control Number94068481
      OCLC/WorldCa33048531

        I was very excited for the chance to visit the botanical garden to see different Rhododendron species from around the world. To provide a bit of history of the garden, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located in Federal Way, is maintained by the Rhododendron Species Foundation (RSF), a non-profit organization founded in [] Barrett, Clarence; Rhododendron Species Foundation (Federal Way, Wash.). [SIGNED} History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation: Genesis of a Botanical Garden. Positive Attitudes, 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. New / New. ISBN: 1st edition.

      • History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation by Clarence Barrett, Note: Emboldened titles are written by members of the ARS Eugene Chapter. Note: Many of these books are available on-line and at local new or used book stores. Enjoy o rhododendrons growing in a beautiful acre garden. Just north of Tacoma, Washington is the Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanical Garden, a non-profit organization and home to one of the largest rhododendron collections in the world. O rhododendrons grow in a beautiful 22 acre woodland of tall native conifers.

        Part 6: History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation. The ARS Species Project which started in , led to the formation of the Rhododendron Species Foundation in , a non-ARS entity which was started by the ARS. Today the Rhododendron Species Foundation and Garden in Federal Way, WA, has over species from around the world. Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum. R. pseudochrysanthum is an elepidote (non-scaly) species of Genus Rhododendron, Subgenus the Edinburgh revision it is placed in Section are Asian plants, and R. pseudochrysanthum is native to Taiwan (Formosa) where it is found on gravelly slopes and valleys in the mountains at elevations of .


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History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation by Clarence Barrett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Rhododendron Species Foundation & Botanical Garden is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the conservation, public display, and distribution of Rhododendron species.

Home to one of the largest collections of species rhododendrons in the world, the garden displays over of the more than 1, species found in the wilds of North America.

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Rhododendron / ˌ r oʊ d ə ˈ d ɛ n d r ə n / (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree") is a genus of 1, species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the lowland and montane forests of the Pacific Northwest, California, and the Family: Ericaceae.

The full history of the exciting and sometimes troubled early years of this organization is well-documented in the interesting and thoroughly researched book by Clarence Barrett: History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation.

Fortunately, those "troubled" years are well behind us and a tremendous turnaround has taken place here at the RSF. Rhododenron Species [Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanic Garden] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Rhododenron Species Rhododendron History You may think of “rhododendron” as the flowering shrub in your backyard but, in fact, it is a genus that groups together over 1, species of plants. Both those plants that gardeners term “rhododendrons” and plants. Rhododendron Species Foundation: A Brief History The Rhododendron Species Foundation is a non-profit organization founded and incorporated in by Pacific Northwest members of the American Rhododendron Society in order to secure the finest authentic forms of Rhododendron species and to develop a comprehensive collection of this plant genus.

Because of the destruction of Rhododendron. History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation. Inthe American Rhododendron Society started the "Species Project" because of the rapidly increasing interest in species rhododendrons, and because of the scarcity of good true-to-name species plants.

The Rhododendron Species Foundation in Federal Way, Washington, which is dedicated to the conservation, public display, and distribution of Rhododendron species has about species in their display gardens along with many of the o cultivated varieties. The subgenus Rhododendron has about species and is the most widespread of all the subgenera.

The section Vireya, which has over species, is found almost entirely in the mountains of Java and Sumatra, Borneo, the Philippine Islands and New Guinea (Sleumer ).

There is a single representative in Queensland, Australia (Fig. 1 (d)). Jill A. Richardson, Susan E. Little, in The Cat, Rhododendron Species. Rhododendron species (azalea, rhododendron, rosebay) contain grayanotoxin glycosides, which affect sodium channels in cell membranes, leading to neurologic, gastrointestinal, and cardiovascular dysfunction (Figures and ).

18 Grayanotoxins are found in all parts of the plant. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Species of Rhododendron. Rhododendron Society.

Rhododendron Society, - Ericaceae - pages. 0 Reviews. In the spring ofwe had a visit from Dr. Milton Walker and at his request sent cuttings to the Botanical Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, notably of R.

longesquamatum for grafting and despatch to the Rhododendron Species Foundation, then in formation in the USA. Rhododendrons of China; species descriptions and key from vol.

III, Iconographia cormophytorum sinicorum. by American Rhododendron Society. Rhododendron Species Foundation. and a great selection of related books, art. The Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanical Garden (22 acres) is a nonprofit botanical garden specializing in rhododendrons, located at South th Street, Federal Way, is open to the public daily, except Mondays.

The organization was founded in by members of the American Rhododendron Society to develop a comprehensive collection of the rhododendron species. The purpose of the Society is to encourage interest in and to disseminate knowledge about rhododendrons and azaleas. In the s, the Rhododendron Species Foundation was allotted a plot of land on the acre wooded campus where a large logging company maintained its headquarters.

View the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society Constitution and By-Laws. View Year History of our Chapter. Ian Efford has published the “Rhodo Book” (December ).

This book contains a year history of the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society. View the “Rhodo Book”: Celebrating The First 25 Years – by Ian Efford and the first errata. The foundation aims to grow as many of the world's rhododendron species as possible here on its grounds, so that at least some specimens will remain alive even if the species disappear in the wild.

A complete taxonomic and historical account of the cultivated species of Rhododendron, with keys for identification of the series and species. Its scope and thoroughness, the fruit of more than 40 years' research at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, are incomparable.

The first Rhododendron to be classified and named was R. hirsutum. It was discovered by the 16th century Flemish botanist, Charles l'Ecluse, who later became called Clusius. When it was introduced to Britain in from the European Alps, R.

hirsutum (the Alpine Rose) was the first species of Rhododendron in cultivation.The Encyclopedia of Rhododendron Species. By Peter & Kenneth Cox 2nd Edition (3rd & Final Printing Spring ) With full descriptions of almost every hardy rhododendron species in cultivation, how to recognize and cultivate them this is the definitive work on Rhododendrons.Greer's Guide Book to Available Rhododendrons, species and hybrids, third edition: 1: Greer, Harold E.

HARDY RHODODENDRON SPECIES: 1: Cullen, James: History of the Rhododendron Species Foundation: 1: Barrett, Clarence: How to Identify Rhododendron and Azalea Problems - copy 1.