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American Witch Hazel

Hamamelis virginiana

 
 
American Witch Hazel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
1. American Witch Hazel Marker
Inscription.  The seeds, buds and twigs of this native plant provide food for wildlife. The Iroquois have used this native plant to treat muscle soreness, bruises, and arthritis. Witch hazel extract is an ingredient in many commercial skin toning products.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryNative AmericansScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 26.537′ N, 80° 0.696′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Commonwealth Place and Fort Duquesne Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. 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. Mayapple (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Duquesne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Place of International Consequence (about 400 feet away); Pittsburgh Peace Tree (about 400 feet away); Allegheny Foamflower (about 400 feet away); National Recognition Day
American Witch Hazel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
2. American Witch Hazel Marker
(about 400 feet away); David L. Lawrence (about 500 feet away); The Forks of the Ohio (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 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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