DAV - UC Davis Herbarium (DAV)

University of California, Davis herbarium collections are worldwide, with emphasis on California, North America, and neotropics (especially Ecuador and Baja California); Quercus, Fagaceae, and Arctostaphylos, Ericaceae of New World; Euphorbiaceae; Poaceae; Clarkia (Onagraceae); Lycianthes and Lycopersicon (Solanaceae); Stephanomeria and tarweed genera (Asteraceae); Navarretia (Polemoniaceae); Allium (Alliaceae); Trifolium (Fabaceae);Prunus (Rosaceae); Central Valley of California vernal pool species; weedy and poisonous species of California and Mediterranean-climate regions; range plants of California; alpine flora of western North America. Size of collection: 320,000 specimens, 50% from California.

Collections Manager: Teri Barry, tcbarry@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-1091
Curator: Alison Colwell, aelcolwell@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-1091 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-3011-3933)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: cc54a5fd-2e20-4ea6-8871-b2af436d9de3
Digital Metadata: EML File
UC Davis Herbarium
UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity, Plant Sciences M.S. 7
One Shields Ave.
Davis, CA   95616
(530) 752-1091
Collection Statistics
  • 140,535 specimen records
  • 114,513 (81%) georeferenced
  • 79,118 (56%) with images (79,182 total images)
  • 134,188 (95%) identified to species
  • 357 families
  • 3,204 genera
  • 12,929 species
  • 15,595 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics