Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden - Washington, DC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 53.438 W 077° 01.452
18S E 324443 N 4306587
Quick Description: Large butterfly garden along the National Mall
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 8/7/2010 6:25:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM9DVQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 19

Long Description:
The 11,000 sq.ft. butterfly garden is located to the east of the Natural History Museum. It is comprised of four habitats: Wetland, Meadow, Wood's Edge, and Urban Garden. Enjoy it for the butterflies or the variety of fragrant and colorful flowers.

Guided tours are available June to Sept on Thursdays at 2PM - or by appointment for groups (except federal holidays).

Smithsonian Institution website link

Address: East side of National Museum of Natural History at 9th Street between Constitution Avenue and National Mall in Washington, DC.

Types of Flora: Coneflower, Aster, Coreopsis, Bee Balm, Button Bush, Yarrow, Milkweed

Parking?: Not Listed

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