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Type Specimen Collection
Our type specimens have been imaged and are available at the JSTOR plant science website found here.
Consortium of California Herbaria
Query our California specimens through the Consortium of California Herbaria.
Query our macroalgae collections through the Macroalgae Herbarum Portal.
Biodiversity Information standards - our participation:
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- UC Davis Herbarium Darwin Core data publisher (hosted by UC Davis Plant Sciences department)
- GBIF - Darwin Core data publisher (IPT - hosted by iDigBio)
- UCD museum Darwin Core data portal (hosted by UC Davis museum group)
The UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity has ca. 300,000 specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with strengths in the following geographic regions: California; Ecuador; Baja California; the Antilles; the Pacific Islands; Mediterranean-climate regions. The following speciality areas are strong: range plants of California; vernal pool plants of California; alpine flora of western North America; poisonous and weedy plants of California; Euphorbiaceae; Poaceae; and the genera Quercus, Allium, Arctostaphylos, Atriplex, Capsicum, Clarkia, Eschscholzia, Lycianthes, Lycopersicon, Mimulus, Navarretia, Stephanomeria, Trifolium, Vitis.
The following collectors are well-represented in our collections: B. G. Baldwin, F. Bowcutt, CNPS, B. Crampton, E. Dean, J. Ditomaso, E. L. Ekman, K. Esau, R. W. Gankin, L. Gottlieb, G. Helmkamp, G. F. Hrusa, P. B. Kennedy, H. Kennedy, A. T. Leiser, J. Major, B. J. McCaskill, H. Olmo, R. Preston, W. W. Robbins, D. Sanchez-Mata, M. Sanderson, J. Shepard, A. Solomeshch, G. L. Stebbins, D. Taylor, J. M. Tucker, E. C. Twisselmann, G. L. Webster
Our library includes parts of the botanical libraries of B. Crampton, J. Major, J. Tucker, L. C. Wheeler, and G. L. Webster.
For a more thorough description of our collections click here.