Washington Salish Native Plant Garden

Dedicated in the spring of 2012, this ethnobotanical garden is a collaborative effort with Washington Salish tribes, Chehalis Tribe, Nisqually Indian Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe and the Olympia Tumwater Foundation. Located near the Upper Falls, this garden’s collection of over 56 indigenous plant species represents a history of resourceful and artistic use by local Salish families to provide food, healing, clothing, tools and materials for day-to-day living.

At the base of the garden there are two interpretive panels to view; one is a map of the garden identifying each plant and the other explains the origins of the garden.

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