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UNLV Arboretum

Constructed: 1957
Completed: 1988
Cost: Total Budget $1500000
Other Size Measure: 2-acre xeric garden
74 acres of turf
14 acres of woody ornamentals
4 acres of display beds
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Description: The UNLV arboretum in was designated in 1985 by the Nevada Legislature, UNLV’s trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes.

The University grounds are at times refered to as an "Emerald in the Desert"

Contaions more thatn 70 sepcies of plants
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Landscape Management. June 2005 :58-59.
Also Online.
Acessed on October 5, 2006.

Waddell, Deana. "Green Acres." Inside UNLV. September 2008: 12.
Spatially Direct Parent: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Spatially Largest Parent: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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