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Collection Profile for: OSC - Oregon State University Vascular Plant Collection (OSC)

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.

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Collection Statistics

  • 221,204 specimen records
  • 151,727 (69%) georeferenced
  • 86,620 (39%) with images (90,029 total images)
  • 207,021 (94%) identified to species
  • 228 families
  • 1,613 genera
  • 7,670 species
  • 10,497 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 November 2023
Digital Metadata:EML File
IPT / DwC-A Source:OregonFlora import
Rights Holder: Oregon State University
Access Rights: http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
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