Bitterroot National Forest Herbarium (BNFH)

The Bitterroot National Forest herbarium contains specimens from across western Montana and eastern Idaho including Missoula, Mineral, Ravalli, Flathead, Stillwater and Shoshone counties. With specimens dating back to the early 1900’s, the BNF herbarium’s collection not only demonstrates the rich history of the area but the broad habitats encompassed by this forest. The Bitterroot National Forest continues to add to its collections and make collection information readily available for collaborative use.
Contact: Taylor-Davenport, Robin M -FS (robintaylordavenport@fs.fed.us)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 14564218-f41d-42eb-93a9-3c4fac7aee0a
Collection Statistics:
  • 1,237 specimen records
  • 206 (17%) georeferenced
  • 1,167 (94%) identified to species
  • 75 families
  • 328 genera
  • 670 species
  • 686 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics