University of California, Davis Herbarium (DAV)

University of California, Davis herbarium collections are worldwide, with emphasis on California, North America, and neotropics (especially Ecuador and Baja California); Quercus, Fagaceae, and Arctostaphylos, Ericaceae of New World; Euphorbiaceae; Poaceae; Clarkia (Onagraceae); Lycianthes and Lycopersicon (Solanaceae); Stephanomeria and tarweed genera (Asteraceae); Navarretia (Polemoniaceae); Allium (Alliaceae); Trifolium (Fabaceae);Prunus (Rosaceae); Central Valley of California vernal pool species; weedy and poisonous species of California and Mediterranean-climate regions; range plants of California; alpine flora of western North America. Size of collection: 320,000 specimens, 50% from California.
Contacts: Teri Barry, tcbarry@ucdavis.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 7 November 2019
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 76,788 specimen records
  • 56,026 (73%) georeferenced
  • 10,101 (13%) with images
  • 74,539 (97%) identified to species
  • 160 families
  • 928 genera
  • 2,700 species
  • 3,262 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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