A botanic garden for the nation : the United States Botanic Garden / by Anne-Catherine Fallen ; contributors, William C. Allen, Karen D. Solit [and] the staff and gardeners of the United States Botanic Garden ; project coordinator, Holly Shimizu.

Author
Fallen, Anne-Catherine [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, DC : U.S. GPO, 2007.
Description
178 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Series
  • [United States congressional serial set ; serial no.] 15000
  • Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 109-19. [More in this series]
  • Senate document ; 109-19
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168) and index.
Contents
A message from the Joint Committee on the Library -- A message from the Architect of the Capitol -- The United States Botanic Garden: establishing a plant collection -- The U.S. Botanic Garden today. Plant collections ; Conservation and CITES ; Production facility ; The U.S. Botanic Garden and the Smithsonian ; The U.S. National Herbarium -- Windows on the Mall: an architectural history of the U.S. Botanic Garden -- The conservatory. Garden Court ; Jungle ; Rare and endangered species ; West Courtyard southern exposure ; Plant exploration ; Orchid House ; Medicinal plants ; World deserts ; Garden primeval ; Southeast Corner House ; Plant adaptations ; East Courtyard: Children's garden ; East and West Galleries -- Bartholdi Park -- The National Garden. -- Appendix A. How to read a plant label -- Appendix B. Maps of the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory and Bartholdi Park -- Appendix C. Leadership of the U.S. Botanic Garden.
Other format(s)
Also available via Internet from the GPO Access web site. Address as of 7/25/07: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/cdocuments/sd109-19/browse.html; current access available via PURL.
ISBN
  • 0160767725
  • 9780160767722
SuDoc no.
Y 1.1/2:SERIAL 15000
LCCN
2006041273
OCLC
73743076
RCP
N - O