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Collection Profile for: VVC - Victor Valley College (VVC)

A. Louise Baartz Memorial Herbarium. A. Louise Baartz was a former biology professor at Victor Valley College who began an herbarium collection under the supervision of Dr. Wilbur Mayhew of the University of California at Riverside. In 1973 she registered the Victor Valley College herbarium collection, then with only around 300 specimens, with the California Department of Agriculture. The collection now contains 5,000+ (2,000+ accessioned and georeferenced) specimens from the Mojave Desert, San Bernardino Mountains, the southeastern Sierra Nevada, southern San Joaquin Valley, and southeastern Arizona.


Collection Statistics

  • 4,453 specimen records
  • 4,409 (99%) georeferenced
  • 4,426 (99%) identified to species
  • 113 families
  • 614 genera
  • 1,640 species
  • 2,107 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 April 2022
Digital Metadata:EML File
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