OBI - Robert F. Hoover Herbarium, Cal Poly State University (OBI)
The Hoover Herbarium houses 85,000+ specimens of vascular plants, algae, lichens, and bryophytes. The geographic focus is San Luis Obispo County, California. The collection also includes many specimens from other areas of California, other states of the US, particularly Arizona, and some from other regions of the world, especially Mexico. Emphasis areas in the collection include Asteraceae, Lupinus, and cultivated Eucalyptus. Major collections include Robert F. Hoover (1946–1969), David J. Keil (1966–present), Rhonda Riggins (1970s–2000), Tracy Call (mostly Apiaceae—late 1940s–1960s), and Robert J. Rodin (1940s–1977). The collection is used extensively in undergraduate teaching and training.
Important Collections: Robert F. Hoover (1946–1969), David J. Keil (1966–present), Rhonda Riggins (1970s–2000), Tracy Call (mostly Apiaceae—late 1940s–1960s), and Robert J. Rodin (1940s–1977)
Director and Associate Professor: Jenn Yost, firstname.lastname@example.org
Curator: Katie Pearson, email@example.com
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 3818d95b-b6a4-11e8-b408-001a64db2964
DwC-Archive Access Point: https://cch2.org/portal/content/dwca/OBI_DwC-A.zip
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
GBIF Dataset page: http://www.gbif.org/dataset/f56df26e-73f5-4d37-bfed-3d46c0834e82
Robert F. Hoover Herbarium
Biological Sciences Department, California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0401
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Awards 1802301 and 1802163 and by the National Park Service.
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