Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz

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Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Arboretum, UCSC.jpg
Arboretum at UCSC is located in California
Arboretum at UCSC
Arboretum at UCSC
Arboretum at UCSC is located in the United States
Arboretum at UCSC
Arboretum at UCSC
TypeBotanical garden
Location1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064
Coordinates36°58′57.75″N 122°3′41.11″W / 36.9827083°N 122.0614194°W / 36.9827083; -122.0614194Coordinates: 36°58′57.75″N 122°3′41.11″W / 36.9827083°N 122.0614194°W / 36.9827083; -122.0614194
Operated byUniversity of California Santa Cruz
StatusOpen year round

The Arboretum & Botanic Garden at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is located on the campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz, in the United States.

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The Arboretum site has remarkable climatic and topographic diversity and a wide variety of soils, since the underlying rocks include granite, schist, limestone, and several sandstones. The Arboretum officially started in 1964, when the UCSC campus was established, with about 90 species of eucalyptus. Its gradual expansion has focused mainly on mediterranean-climate plants of the Southern Hemisphere, and now includes a comprehensive collection of conifers, exotic South African proteas, Australian and New Zealand plants, and a fine collection of native Californian shrubs and trees.

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