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The Department of Botany is located in the National Museum of Natural History in downtown Washington, DC. Some collections from Botany are stored at the Museum Support Center in Suitland, MD.
Chair of Botany - Eric Schuettpelz
Collections Manager - Sue Lutz
NMNH - MRC 166
P.O. Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
National Museum of Natural History
West Loading Dock
10th and Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20560-0166
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