Washington State University Marion Ownbey Herbarium (WS)

The Marion Ownbey Herbarium (WS) is a collection of nearly 400,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens.  The herbarium includes plants from around the world, with an emphasis on species from the Inland Pacific Northwest, Northern Rocky Mountains, Great Basin, and California.

Director: Eric Roalson, eric_roalson@wsu.edu, 509-335-7921 (ORCID #: 0000-0003-1655-3681)
Collections Manager: Walter Fertig, walter.fertig@wsu.edu (ORCID #: 0000-0001-9112-1745)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 7a1ddfba-70c1-4cf6-a25c-a029d256805f
Digital Metadata: EML File
Marion Ownbey Herbarium - Washington State University
School of Biological Sciences
PO Box 644236
Pullman, WA   99164-4236
[1] 509 335 3250
Collection Statistics
  • 189,732 specimen records
  • 167,890 (88%) georeferenced
  • 3,103 (2%) with images (3,104 total images)
  • 181,872 (96%) identified to species
  • 255 families
  • 1,866 genera
  • 9,324 species
  • 12,240 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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