Oregon State University Vascular Plant Collection (OSU-V)

The Oregon State University Herbarium (OSC) houses approximately 550,000 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, james.mickley@oregonstate.edu, 1-541-737-5297 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-5988-5275)
Herbarium Director: Aaron Liston, Aaron.Liston@oregonstate.edu
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: http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
GBIF Dataset page: http://www.gbif.org/dataset/b9f2645b-a5e0-4f24-aa97-eef1f6968fe8
Address:
Oregon State University
Botany and Plant Pathology Department
Research Way Laboratory Building
2701 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR   97331
U.S.A.
[1] 541 737 4106
Updated August 2020 (contact email and mailing address updated).We are in a temporary space for two years while our building is remodeled. As of August 1, 2020, please use the above mailing address. USPS sent to our old address, 2082 Cordley Hall, will continue to be delivered, but courier services must use the new address.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 Herbaria: 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: 500000

Index Herbariorum Link
Collection Statistics
  • 211,439 specimen records
  • 153,804 (73%) georeferenced
  • 62,519 (30%) with images (64,373 total images)
  • 196,076 (93%) identified to species
  • 191 families
  • 1,101 genera
  • 4,269 species
  • 5,510 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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