Publication Date

1956

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Bullington, Robert A. (Robert Adrian), 1908-2001||Feyerherm, Harvey A.||Terwilliger, George L.

Degree Name

M.S. Ed. (Master of Education)

Department

Department of Biological Sciences

LCSH

Trees--Illinois--De Kalb||Shrubs--Illinois--De Kalb

Abstract

The attractiveness of any group of buildings, whether they be residential, commercial, or educational, is greatly enhanced by the landscape plantings that surround them. The somewhat depressing effect of a recently developed housing area attests to this fact. The campus at Northern Illinois State College has been acclaimed by many casual observers to be one of the most beautiful in the country. Contributing to that beauty are the cultivated trees and shrubs in the immediate vicinity. The so-called "natural* trees and shrubs in the area have been studied extensively by classes and check lists are available. Unfortunately, such information regarding the cultivated trees and shrubs is not readily available. Thus, it was thought by the author that such a study would be of interest and of value to the school. The purpose of this study Is to compile a check list of the cultivated trees and shrubs of a portion of the Northern Illinois State College Campus. In addition to the check list, a map locating the plantings in the vicinity of the Science Building is being prepared. A further objective of this study is to add specimens of the cultivated trees and shrubs to the herbarium collection.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

19 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois State College

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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