CAS - California Academy of Sciences (CAS-BOT-BC)
CAS, DS. Worldwide, nearly 1.9 million specimens (27% from California); more than 95% vascular seed plants; the remainder are ferns and a growing collection of bryophytes. Emphasis is on California, North America, Latin America (especially western and southern Mexico and the Galapagos) and Asia (especially China). Vascular plant families and genera that are particularly well represented include Acanthaceae, Brassicaceae, Carex, Eriogonum, Hydrophyllaceae, Lupinus, Asteraceae (particularly Madinae), Malvaceae, Melastomataceae, Onagraceae, Penstemon, Poaceae, Polemoniaceae and Quercus. The herbarium also contains the largest collection of ornamental plants in California.
Related link: http://www.calacademy.org/scientists/botany
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 April 2020
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Awards 1802301 and 1802163 and by the National Park Service.
For more information about CCH2 or the California Phenology Network, email Jenn Yost email@example.com.