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Category: Flora

2017
 

Where to Find Fall Foliage in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|19 October 2017
Each fall, many of Central Park’s roughly 20,000 trees transform into golden shades of yellow,... Read more  

 

A Native Meadow in Progress, the Dene Slope Opens to the Public

By Central Park Conservancy|21 September 2017
The Dene Slope, a vibrant native meadow that features a trail with rustic seating and stunning views... Read more  

 

Plant ID with the Dichotomous Key

By Institute for Urban Parks|13 February 2017
Successful park management hinges on knowing what plants are in your landscape and what kind of care... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | Winter Jasmine

By Institute for Urban Parks|23 January 2017
New York City saw record warmth in 2015–including several December days with high temperatures... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | American Persimmon

By John-Paul Catusco, Central Park Conservancy Woodlands Manager|16 January 2017
With only six mature specimens, the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) is one of the rarest n... Read more  

2016
 

Establishing a Wildflower Meadow

By Institute for Urban Parks|19 December 2016
The Central Park Conservancy is creating a native wildflower meadow on the Dene Slope, a landscape i... Read more  

 

College Interns Count Emerging Invasives in Central Park

By Institute for Urban Parks|12 December 2016
Our Horticultural Sciences interns work in Central Park for 10 weeks in the summer to learn about th... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | Black-Eyed Susan

By Institute for Urban Parks|05 December 2016
The black-eyed Susan is a common sight in northeastern summer landscapes. Characterized by alternati... Read more  

 

Creating a Wildflower Meadow in the Dene

By Institute for Urban Parks|24 August 2016
How do you establish a meadow of native wildflowers in an urban park that gets over 42 million visit... Read more