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Arboretum in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary

 
 
<i>Rosmarinus officinalis</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 11, 2020
1. Rosmarinus officinalis Marker
Inscription.  Rosemary has an ancient history in the Mediterranean as an incense and perfume. It was the main ingredient in Hungary Water, one of the earliest European perfumes created for the Queen of Hungary in A.D. 1370. The scent became popular throughout Europe, and versions of it are still made today.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Agriculture.
 
Location. 38° 54.664′ N, 76° 58.194′ W. Marker is in Arboretum, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Eagle Nest Road Northeast 0.1 miles south of Meadow Road Northeast, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Acorus calamus (here, next to this marker); Chichorium intybus (within shouting distance of this marker); Medicinal Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Osmorhiza calytonii (within shouting distance of this marker); Veronicastrum virginicum (within shouting distance of this marker);
<i>Rosmarinus officinalis</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 11, 2020
2. Rosmarinus officinalis Marker
Geranium maculatum (within shouting distance of this marker); Polygonatum biflorum (within shouting distance of this marker); Rosa virginiana (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arboretum.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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