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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Allegheny Foamflower

 
 
Allegheny Foamflower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
1. Allegheny Foamflower Marker
Inscription.  Tiny star-shaped white flowers give this native plant a foamy appearance. Butterflies and other pollinators visit its delicate blooms. Foamflower leaves were used to make an astringent wash for mouth sores and other wounds.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 26.472′ N, 80° 0.724′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Commonwealth Place and Liberty Avenue, 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. National Recognition Day (a few steps from this marker); A Place of International Consequence (within shouting distance of this marker); False Solomon's Seal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Duquesne (about 300 feet away); White Snakeroot (about 400 feet away); American Witch Hazel (about 400 feet away); Mayapple
Allegheny Foamflower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
2. Allegheny Foamflower Marker
(about 500 feet away); Welcome to Point State Park (about 500 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 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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