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Starhill Forest Arboretum

Starhill Forest Arboretum

Description

Located on 48 acres in Menard County in west-central Illinois, Starhill Forest is the teaching arboretum of Illinois College, developed by the Sternberg family beginning in 1976. Its primary scientific feature is a quercetum (oak collection) comprising one of the most comprehensive oak reference collections recognized by the North American Plant Collections Consortium. Approximately 2000 taxa of woody plants are available for study, as well as natural forest, water features, herb and perennial landscapes, a native prairie garden, several county and state champion trees, provenance tests, and a conifer plantation.

Address
12000 Boy Scout Trail, Petersburg, Illinois 62675, United States,
39.935721 -89.802595
Telephone
217-632-3685
E-Mail Address
guy@starhillforest.com
Website Address