Smithsonian Gardens - Tree Collection

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United States of America - District of Columbia - Washington

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Smithsonian Gardens - Tree Collection
600 Maryland Avenue, SW
P.O. Box 37012 MRC 420
District of Columbia 20013 United States of America

Telephone: (202) 633-5839
Fax: (202) 633-5697
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Barbara Faust
    Curator's Name: Sarah Hedean
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Courtney Connolly

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 38.886557
    Longitude: -77.021245
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address: National Mall
  • Locality: City: Washington
  • Locality: State: District of Columbia

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1804
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 236
  • Special Collections:Smithsonian Gardens Tree Collection

    SG is dedicated to maintaining the 2,000 trees that are located throughout the gardens. Showcasing native, exotic, historic, and recently cultivated trees, these plants play a vital role in living collection projects such as mass digitization and phenology tracking.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes