Kansas Landscape Arboretum

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United States of America - Kansas - Wakefield

Institution Code: ABIL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Kansas Landscape Arboretum

The Kansas Landscape Arboretum is a 193-acre (78 ha) nonprofit arboretum located in Wakefield, Kansas. It is open during daylight hours without admission charge.

The arboretum was established in 1972 mainly through the efforts of Ernest Bauer, Professor L. R. Quinlan (landscape architect at Kansas State University), and Bill Flynn (nurseryman from Abilene).

The arboretum includes about 1,000 species of native and exotic woody plants including green ash, crabapple, honey locust, juniper, maple, oak, osage-orange, pine, American sycamore, and black walnut. Much of the area is left in native vegetation. There are four short trails, a pond, and prairie meadows.

Main Address:
Kansas Landscape Arboretum
488 Utah Road
P.O. Box 346
Wakefield
Kansas 67487 United States of America

Telephone: (785) 461-5760
Fax:
URL: www.naturalkansas.org/kansas.htm ; www.nwk.usace.army.mil/mi/LandscapeArboretum.cfm
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Unknown
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1972
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 78 Hectares
    Latitude: 39.1945280
    Longitude: -97.0078190
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 78
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes