1) Abies pinsapo var. marocana
- This fir is native to Morocco, where it occupies a small area in the mountains south of Tetuan.
- Not as tall as the type, this variety has needles similar to A. pinsapo but are wider and longer.
- Located along the Arboretum Loop Trail, just south of parking lot #19.
2) Cunninghamia konishii
- Cunninghamia is a genus of just three species native to northeastern Asia. C. konishii is a large tree in its native habitat of Formosa (to 150 feet high), but here, it only grows to perhaps 30 feet.
- Several specimens of Cunninghamia can be found in the Pinetum near the Newton Street entrance.
3) Pinus kwangtungensis
- This specimen is native to the northern Guangdong region of China, typically growing on acidic volcanic and metamorphic rocks and granite outcrops.
- P. kwangtungensis has glabrous to thinly pubescent shoots and leaves with vivid white stomatal bands.
- Located at the south end of Arboretum Drive within the Cascadia footprint.
4) Thuja plicata ‘Whipcord’
- A mounding, weeping shrub that is mop-like in appearance, this is nonetheless a cultivar of our native Western Red Cedar.
- It is said that the green, cord-like foliage that bronzes in winter takes some getting used to.
- Located in the Cascadia Entry Garden, along the Pacific Connections Meadow Loop.
5) Viburnum foetens
- This specimen is an upright deciduous shrub that produces fragrant white or pink-tinged white flowers from late fall to early spring.
- The flowers are followed by ovoid red fruit, ripening to black.
- Located within the Witt Winter Garden.