Arboretum Gaston Allard

Local nameArboretum Gaston-Allard
LocationAngers, France

The Arboretum Gaston Allard, also known as the Arboretum d'Angers and formerly the Arboretum de la Maulévrie, is a municipal arboretum located at 9, rue du Château d'Orgement, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France. It is open daily.

The arboretum was begun in 1863 by botanist Gaston Allard within the closerie Maulévrie, which was then his home. He continued planting until his death in 1918. The property was ceded to the city in 1960, and his former home now houses the Botany Department of the Museum of Natural Sciences of Angers.

Today the arboreum contains an excellent collection of trees: approximately 4,300 specimens represent 1,600 taxa, including 705 taxa of conifers and 50 of oaks, with notable specimens of Quercus variabilis,…

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arboretum_Gaston_Allard

Address Rue du Château d'Orgemont

Coordinates 47°27'3.175" N -0°32'32.745" E

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