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: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 30 May 2018
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
  • 173,455 specimen records
  • 20,323 (12%) georeferenced
  • 159,886 (92%) with images
  • 118,053 (68%) identified to species
  • 266 families
  • 2,034 genera
  • 8,127 species
  • 9,747 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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