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Featured Plant Of The Month

There is always something in bloom at the Arboretum! Use our Plants Library to plan a photo shoot or to choose one of the trails to walk. Learn more about the plants at the Arboretum by visiting our Previously Featured Plants list and our Special Seasonal Featured Plants page.


March Spring Blooms

March Spring Blooms

March issues in a burst of spring blooms, some of which are shown here. Bloodroot is abundant in the Arboretum Wildflower Garden. Hepatica is one of the earliest flowers seen along Arboretum trails. Rue Anemone occurs in many places, and Spicebush is present along Scarborough Creek and in the Wildflower Garden. Star Magnolia hybrids are found in the Magnolia Orchard, and a specimen of Chinese Quince is part of the Shade Tree Collection.


University of Tennessee - Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
901 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 · Telephone: 865-483-3571 · Email: UTforest@utk.edu