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False Solomon's Seal

Maianthemum racemosum

 
 
False Solomon's Seal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
1. False Solomon's Seal Marker
Inscription.  The flowers and berries from this widespread native plant feed pollinators, birds, and many mammals. People used the roots for medicine long before the French built Fort Duquesne here at the Point.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesHorticulture & ForestryScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 26.448′ N, 80° 0.666′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Commonwealth Place and Boulevard of the Allies, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Snakeroot (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Point State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); National Recognition Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Duquesne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allegheny Foamflower (about 300 feet away); The Venango Path
False Solomon's Seal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
2. False Solomon's Seal Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Edith Darlington Ammon (about 300 feet away); The Site of Fort Pitt (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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