CDA - California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDA)
Founded in 1921, the Botany Lab and Herbarium of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (Plant Pest Diagnostics Center) serves as the plant diagnostic and identification service for California, and is the repository for the state collection of noxious weed and agricultural plant specimens. Size of collection: 55,000 plant specimens. Notable collections include those of M. K. Bellue, T. C. Fuller, G. Douglas Barbe, G. F. Hrusa, D. G. Kelch, and G. L. Stout (plant disease collection, BPS). The CDFA Seed Herbarium has ca. 50,000 accessions in the Seed and Fruit Collection (CDA SFC). Notable collections include those of M. K. Bellue, B. Crampton, P. B. Kennedy, D. Baxter, B. M. Browning, D. Decker-Walters, and C. Dremann.
G. Fred Hrusa Senior Plant Taxonomist, Emeritus
Deborah J. Meyer, Curator and Senior Seed Botanist
Contacts: Genevieve Walden (email@example.com)
Related link: http://cdfa.ca.gov/plant/ppd/herbarium.html
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: f3fbf434-c09e-46fa-bc30-99138cd73a71
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Awards 1802301 and 1802163 and by the National Park Service.
For more information about CCH2 or the California Phenology Network, email Jenn Yost firstname.lastname@example.org.