Arboretum of Eden

Welcome to the College of the Atlantic Arboretum

Ethnobotanically Significant

The relationship between people and plants has always been crucially important. It would be quite hard to find an aspect of human life that is not influenced by plants in one or another way.

At Arboretum of Eden we are fortunate to have a great variety of plants with medicinal, edible, and other properties. Listed below are just some of the most common plants which however had a large impact on human culture.

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

English Walnut (Juglans regia)

Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)

Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa)

Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Northern White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis)

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia)

Lowbush Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)

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