Urban Arboretum: Doppler and Meeting Center Breezeway

October 14, 2022

Scroll through the gallery to learn about these unique plants. Click on the header image to return to the main page.

Asarum splendens at the Doppler and Meeting Center Breezeway
Asarum splendens
Also known as the Chinese wild ginger. This species is native to Central China. You can recognize it by its dark green, leathery leaves that are speckled with silver toward the center. This species blooms from May to June.
Dichroa febrifuga Doppler lower galleria
Dichroa febrifuga
Also known by its common name, Chinese quinine. This species is native to Southeastern Asia and one of the 50 Fundamental Herbs in Chinese medicine. It is used for many different medical applications, including reduction of fevers.
Asplenium scolopendrium at Doppler Lower Galleria
Asplenium scolopendrium
Also known as Hart’s-tongue fern, named after the shape of its long, green leaves. This species is native to North America, Northern Africa, Western Asia, and Europe. You can recognize it by its glossy, bright green leaves.
An image of the Himalayan cobra lily
Arisaema consanguineum
Also known as the Himalayan cobra lily. This plant is especially tall, growing up to three feet high when mature. It is native to China, India, Myanmar, and Taiwan. This species does exceptionally well in shady woodlands and city gardens. You might find that it is happiest when planted in groups by the dozen.