OSC - Oregon State University Vascular Plant Collection (OSC)

The Oregon State University Herbarium (OSC) houses approximately 550,000 vascular plant, bryophyte, algal, and fungal specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with a focus on the state of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada. Our vascular plant collection also includes the ORE and WILLU herbaria, and specimens should be cited based on the original herbarium. Square brackets indicate interpreted information not on the original label.

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Contacts: James Mickley, james.mickley@oregonstate.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 January 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Oregon State University
Access Rights: http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
Collection Statistics
  • 215,432 specimen records
  • 150,334 (70%) georeferenced
  • 71,675 (33%) with images (74,832 total images)
  • 204,670 (95%) identified to species
  • 224 families
  • 1,511 genera
  • 6,453 species
  • 8,322 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics