University of North Carolina, Asheville (UNCA)

We have a collection of about 7500 specimens that are primarily from the southern Appalachians. These include about 2500 specimens from Polk County and vicinity that were collected by O. M. Freeman in the 1950's, and about 1500 specimens from the Bent Creek Herbarium of the U.S. Forest Service.
Contact: David Clarke (dclarke@unca.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 3858a568-5677-4954-8d69-4c684a767b01
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 7,702 specimen records
  • 3,493 (45%) georeferenced
  • 13 (0.17%) with images
  • 7,555 (98%) identified to species
  • 175 families
  • 792 genera
  • 2,060 species
  • 2,178 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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