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Wilcox Park

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United States of America - Rhode Island - Westerly

Institution Code: WRI

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Wilcox Park

Wilcox Park features a beautiful landscape defined by an open meadow area with surrounding trees, a fish pond, monuments and perennial gardens.

Main Address:
Wilcox Park
44 Broad Street
Rhode Island 02891 United States of America

Telephone: (401) 596-2877 ext. 334
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Kathryn Taylor, Library Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Alan Peck, Park Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1898
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 6 Hectares
    Latitude: 41.3772550
    Longitude: -71.8298200
    Annual Rainfall: 1237 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Fagaceae, Pinaceae, Acer (8 spp., 12 taxa), Cornus (4 spp., 5 taxa), Magnolia (5spp., 6 taxa), Paeonia (19 taxa), Rosa (climbing - 11 taxa), dwarf Conifers (80 taxa)

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