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FEATURED PLANTS

Here's just a few plants we don't want you to miss. Click to learn where to find them and more!

Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia triloba var. triloba

Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Northwood'

Common Blue Wood Aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium

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FEATURED GARDENS

Our diverse cultivated collection of plants are located within specialty gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center and within the nearby 150-acre F. R. Newman Arboretum.

Newman Overlook

One of the highest points at Cornell Botanic Gardens and on campus, Newman Overlook provides a wondrous view of both the arboretum.

Bioswale Garden

Perennials, grasses, and trees here filter runoff from the parking lot before it flows into Beebe Lake.

Cornell Class of 1938 Native Maple Slope

This slope is home to maples native to New York State.

FEATURED NATURAL AREAS

We steward over 3,600 acres of biologically diverse landscapes that represent the full range of ecological communities found in the Finger Lakes region.

Fall Creek Valley

This natural area consists of young and old forests on the north and south sides of Fall Creek.

Cascadilla Gorge

The iconic Cascadilla Gorge Trail passes through one of the most picturesque gorges in the Finger Lakes Region.

Renwick Slope

A small but remarkably intact example of old-growth forests common in the area.

grow (plants) yourself!

For gardeners in parts of New York State and Connecticut, you can order plants seen at Cornell Botanic Gardens from ShrubBucket, a distributor of high-quality perennials.

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