INF - Inyo National Forest Herbarium, Bishop (INF)

(May 2023- Label transcription is complete- thank you to all those that contributed! Contact Blake Engelhardt if you would like to help with georeferencing or phenology scoring)

The INF herbarium houses approximately 4400 vascular plant specimens, primarily from eastern California over the last century, plus over 100 bryophyte specimens. The location is shared with an additional herbarium collection belonging to the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office. The collection also includes Mary DeDecker’s original field notes and personal botanical library.

Herbarium & Data Contact: Blake Engelhardt,, 760-873-2495
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 8806ae3c-51d4-437d-8a6f-7a814f1cb9ed
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,461 specimen records
  • 2,059 (46%) georeferenced
  • 4,412 (99%) with images (4,412 total images)
  • 4,342 (97%) identified to species
  • 114 families
  • 545 genera
  • 1,520 species
  • 2,100 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics