Kennedy Space Center Herbarium (KSCFL)

Collection of about 4000 specimens that are primarily vascular plants with some marine algae. Specimens dried and mounted on standard herbarium sheets. Most specimens are from Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Canaveral National Seashore, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and mainland Brevard County. Additional collections from central Florida. Some plants from Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. Collection dates from 1970s to present.

Curator: Paul A. Schmalzer,, 321-861-0487 (ORCID #: 0000-0003-2214-0074)
Curator: Tammy E. Foster,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 36ce357f-a7fc-4ccd-9260-70cbc45aaa7f
Digital Metadata: EML File
Kennedy Space Center Herbarium
Mail Code NEM-022
Kennedy Space Center, FL   32899
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 4,042 specimen records
  • 441 (11%) georeferenced
  • 4,026 (100%) with images (4,641 total images)
  • 3,990 (99%) identified to species
  • 172 families
  • 557 genera
  • 970 species
  • 1,055 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics