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West Virginia State University Teaching Arboretum

West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University Teaching Arboretum


The West Virginia State University arboretum functions as an outdoor classroom for students and community members to learn about the trees on campus. They have historical oak trees present. They also have a wide array of mainly native trees. Their tree species makeup mainly consists of pin oak, red maple, boxelder, Eastern redbud, honeylocust, Chonosuki crabapple, American basswood, Eastern white pine, Sugar maple, and Kousa dogwoods. Some notable species include saucer magnolia, franklin tree, fringe tree, gingko, freeman maple, higan, kwanzan cherry and Yoshino cherry. They also have some large American elms and white ash still present in their arboretum.

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Institute, West Virginia 25177, United States,
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