Utah Valley University Herbarium (UVSC)

The Utah Valley University Herbarium (UVSC) was established in 1987 as a research and teaching facility by Dr. James G. Harris. As a result of his research, the herbarium contains a diverse collection of specimens from Greenland, Canada, and high elevation mountain ranges in the Intermountain Region. In addition, UVSC has one of the most comprehensive collections of the genus Braya (Brassicaceae) outside of Canada and the genus Draba (Brassicaceae) in Utah. The herbarium has extensive Utah collections from the deserts of the San Rafael Swell, high elevation mountain peaks in along the Wasatch Front (i.e. Mt. Timpanogos, Mt. Nebo) and the Deep Creek Range. Recently, vouchers from Dr. Renee Van Buren's book, Woody Plant of Utah, have been processed and integrated into the herbarium. Currently the herbarium houses over 17,000 accessioned herbarium sheets, with an average of 1,500 specimens being added to the collection each year. The current curator, Dr. Jason A. Alexander, is a specialist in desert floras, specifically the Mojave Desert and the Great Basin, and the genus Astragalus (Fabaceae).
Contactos: Erin Riggs, Erin.Riggs@uvu.edu
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Instantánea de datos de un base de datos local
última Actualización: 24 February 2021
Metadata Digital: EML File
Propietario de Derechos: Utah Valley University
Derechos de Acceso: UVSC database records may be used by researchers for non-commercial purposes. If any of these records are used in an analysis, report or publication, the provenance of the original data must be acknowledged and the UVSC Herbarium notified.
Biology Department
Utah Valley University
800 West University Parkway
Orem, Utah   84058-5999
United States
[1] 801/ 863-6806
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 17,300 registros de especímenes
  • 14,887 (86%) georeferenciado
  • 17,274 (100%) identificado a las especies
  • 185 familias
  • 999 géneros
  • 2,881 especies
  • 3,731 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras
Distribución Geográfica
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