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DAV - UC Davis Herbarium (DAV)

University of California, Davis herbarium collections are worldwide, with emphasis on California, North America, and neotropics (especially Ecuador and Baja California); Quercus, Fagaceae, and Arctostaphylos, Ericaceae of New World; Euphorbiaceae; Poaceae; Clarkia (Onagraceae); Lycianthes and Lycopersicon (Solanaceae); Stephanomeria and tarweed genera (Asteraceae); Navarretia (Polemoniaceae); Allium (Alliaceae); Trifolium (Fabaceae);Prunus (Rosaceae); Central Valley of California vernal pool species; weedy and poisonous species of California and Mediterranean-climate regions; range plants of California; alpine flora of western North America. Size of collection: 320,000 specimens, 50% from California. This dataset contains only specimens collected in central Africa.

Collections Manager: Teri Barry,, (530) 752-1091
Curator: Alison Colwell,, (530) 752-1091 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-3011-3933)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 3 June 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 188 specimen records
  • 82 (44%) georeferenced
  • 2 (1%) with images (2 total images)
  • 156 (83%) identified to species
  • 47 families
  • 91 genera
  • 108 species
  • 110 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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