Green Roof Plants

Green Roof Plants (HM237F)

Location: Washington, DC 20002
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.304', W 77° 0.779'

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Soil depth on a green roof determines the types of plants that can be grown, and the depth of the US Botanic Garden roof will average just 3 inches. Green roofs with shallow soils are referred to as 'extensive', and those with soil at 6 inches or deeper are 'intensive.' Succulent plants, such as Sedum, are grown on green roofs for their ability to survive in shallow soils, with fewer available nutrients. In addition to succulents, the US Botanic Garden will trial many low-growing Mid-Atlantic native wildflowers and grasses that thrive in harsh environments.
HM NumberHM237F
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Date Added Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at 7:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325411 N 4306318
Decimal Degrees38.88840000, -77.01298333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.304', W 77° 0.779'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 18.24" N, 77° 0' 46.74" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC 20002, US
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