Arboretum of Eden

Welcome to the College of the Atlantic Arboretum

Featured Collections

Explore the featured plants in several collections designed to enhance your learning of botany and appreciate the beauty and diversity of the plant kingdom.

Conifer Collection

Learn about the native and non-native conifers and their ecology.

Pinus strobus (photo by Chris M)

Diseases and Invasive Species

Plants have always been traveling around the world with or without our intervention. Some species are very adaptable and quickly settle in new areas. Learn about which species have settled in the Arboretum of Eden and which plants are in danger due to exotic pathogens.

Acer platanoides (photo by Scott Robinson)

Ethnobotanically Significant

Can you think of an aspect of your life that is not somehow connected to plants? Almost impossible. Search our collection to learn about the uses of many common plants in our area.

Vaccinium angustifolium: leaves and fruit (photo by Kurt Stüber)

New England Native

Explore the diverse species of New England forests.

Plants of Asia

Find out about the fascinating “living fossils” growing on our grounds as well as the similarities between East Asian and North East American flora.

Seasonal Plants

No matter when you come to visit there is always something extraordinary happening in the arboretum.

Fall foliage (photo by Chensiyuan)

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