University of California, Irvine Herbarium (IRVC)

Western U.S., especially southern California and Orange County; Baja California, Mexico. Size of collection: 35,000 vascular plant specimens, 5000 lichens, and 280 algae. 86% from California.
Contact: Rebecca Crowe (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fbf9653f-f51b-4e99-9820-d65161437a24
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Digital Metadata: EML File
UCI Arboretum and Herbarium
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California   92697
United States
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Collection Statistics
  • 18,810 specimen records
  • 4,156 (22%) georeferenced
  • 3,219 (17%) with images
  • 15,396 (82%) identified to species
  • 187 families
  • 1,038 genera
  • 2,907 species
  • 3,697 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics