Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium (LSU-Vascular Plants)

Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University, Vascular Plant Collection: ca. 159,000 specimens, particularly from Louisiana and the Southeast, but also throughout North America and worldwide through exchange and collections. Families well-represented include Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Cyperaceae and Poaceae worldwide. Significant collections by Fr. G. Arsène, C. A. Brown, A. Featherman, N. F. Peterson, S.C. Tucker, L. E. Urbatsch, I. Vélez, and E. C. Wurzlow.
Contact: Jennifer S. Kluse, Collections Manager (jkluse@lsu.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: fe609977-5b39-49c5-905a-32ca83233244
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Louisiana State University
103 Life Sciences Bldg.
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Baton Rouge, LA   70803
USA
225-578-8564
Collection Statistics
  • 304,890 specimen records
  • 22,548 (7%) georeferenced
  • 271,283 (89%) with images
  • 208,716 (68%) identified to species
  • 402 families
  • 3,383 genera
  • 14,593 species
  • 16,888 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics