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The National Mall in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Discovery

Common Ground: Our American Garden

 
 
Discovery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 26, 2022
1. Discovery Marker
Inscription.  
Many cultures contributed to America's landscape. Each brought insights as people shared new and unfamiliar plants and their uses. Explorers, botanists, horticulturalists, and home gardeners continue to introduce new plants to American gardens.

Did you know?
Plants have traveled just as people have. They have their own methods of dispersal—wind, water, propulsion. Many plants are moved by people who find them useful. What plants have traveled with your family?
 
Erected by Smithsonian Gardens, Smithsonian Institution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 38° 53.457′ N, 77° 1.771′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in The National Mall. Marker can be reached from Madison Drive Northwest west of 12th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC 20560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. Coneflower (here, next to this marker); Healing (here, next to this marker); Crape myrtle (here, next to this marker); Butterfly weed (here, next to this marker); Ingenuity (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Butterfly weed (a few steps from this marker); Blazing star (a few steps from this marker); Memory (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Discovery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 26, 2022
2. Discovery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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