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Coordinates: 38°53′17″N 77°00′47″W / 38.888°N 77.013°W / 38.888; -77.013

United States Botanic Garden is the national botanical garden of the United States. It is in Washington D.C., United States. It was established in 1920 by the United States Congress. The gardens are a feature of the National Mall directly across from the United States Capitol. They are funded by the non-profit organization the National Fund for the U.S. Botanic Garden.

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Website contains a link to download a free electronic version of an illustrated 180 page book about the U.S. Botanic Garden (Botanic Garden for the Nation: the United States Botanic Garden. Publisher: Congress, Architect of the Capitol, United States Botanic Garden,  2007.)


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