A Walk through the Morton Arboretum

  • Georgel MAZÄ‚RE
Keywords: Illinois, trees, species


This paper aims to present an arboretum from abroad and to compare it with ourarboretums, in order to see the differences and maybe to improve something. This arboretum, theMorton arboretum, is located near Chicago, state Illinois, United States. It is one of the highestAmerican arboretums, having about 4100 different species of trees, from around the world. In order todescribe the arboretum it was made a visit in it, in the summer of 2012. With this occasion there weremade some measurements, concerning especially the European spruce and its behavior in that climateconditions.