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Oregon State University Vascular Plant Collection (OSU-V)

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The Oregon State University Herbarium (OSC) houses approximately 600,000 vascular plant, bryophyte, algal, and fungal specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with a focus on the state of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada. Our vascular plant collection also includes the ORE and WILLU herbaria, and specimens should be cited based on the original herbarium. Square brackets indicate interpreted information not on the original label.

Herbarium Curator: James Mickley,, 1-541-737-5297 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-5988-5275)
Herbarium Director: Aaron Liston, , 1-541-737-5301
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: be0e7675-e414-4e57-9ab8-cbd6c654c2e3
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Oregon State University
Access Rights:
GBIF Dataset page:
Cite this collection:
OregonFlora (2023). Biodiversity data published by: Oregon State University Vascular Plant Collection. Occurrence dataset accessed via the OregonFlora Portal, on 2023-12-08.
Botany and Plant Pathology Department
Oregon State University
2701 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR   97331
[1] 541 737 4106
Updated June 2023 WILLU not interfiled. ORE interfiled with OSC. Specimens from ORE, OSC, and WILLU sent on all loan requests and should be cited based on the original herbarium.

Taxonomic Coverage: All groups; hypogeous fungi, Glomales

Geography: Worldwide, mainly the Pacific Northwest

Incorporated Collections: WILLU (32 000 specimens) in 1976; LAGO (in part); ORE (110 000 specimens) in 1993; fungi of U.S. Forest Service Pathology Herbarium.

Total Specimens: 600000

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Collection Statistics
  • 219,774 specimen records
  • 155,900 (71%) georeferenced
  • 64,144 (29%) with images (66,102 total images)
  • 197,960 (90%) identified to species
  • 187 families
  • 1,319 genera
  • 6,258 species
  • 5,564 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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Geographic Distribution - Russia
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