INF - Inyo National Forest Herbarium, Bishop (INF)

(label transcription efforts are ongoing by INF staff and interns as of Summer/Fall 2022)
The INF herbarium houses approximately 4400 vascular plant specimens, primarily from eastern California over the last century, plus over 100 bryophyte specimens. The location is shared with an additional herbarium collection belonging to the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office. The collection also includes Mary DeDecker’s original field notes and personal botanical library.

Herbarium & Data Contact: Blake Engelhardt,, 760-873-2495
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 8806ae3c-51d4-437d-8a6f-7a814f1cb9ed
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5,204 specimen records
  • 371 (7%) georeferenced
  • 4,411 (85%) with images (4,411 total images)
  • 1,638 (31%) identified to species
  • 51 families
  • 244 genera
  • 529 species
  • 666 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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