Gila National Forest Herbarium (USFS-GILA)

The collection as of August, 2023 contains 2147 specimens. The majority of specimens have been collected in Gila National forest and other areas of SW New Mexico. Many specimens were donated by Jack L. Carter, the author of Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico. Dr. Carter was a long-time resident of Silver City, NM, which is also the home of the Gila National Forest Herbarium. Dr. Carter gathered numerous volunteers to document the flora of SW NM during the 1990s. The specimens collected by Dr. Carter and volunteers make up the bulk of the Gila NF Herbarium. Vascular plants are the focus of the herbarium with lichens absent and only two moss specimens present. The Poaceae is especially well represented in the collection. 

Primary Contact: Jim McGrath,
Secondary Contact: Jenny (Nessa) Rasmussen,
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Datos en vivo administrados directamente dentro del portal de datos
Identificador único Global: a0ef50eb-90f2-45ad-a3a5-960ac40e73ec
Metadata Digital: EML File
Gila National Forest
3005 E Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM   88061
United States
(575) 388-8201
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 2,158 registros de especímenes
  • 1,958 (91%) georeferenciado
  • 2,113 (98%) identificado a las especies
  • 127 familias
  • 524 géneros
  • 1,079 especies
  • 1,159 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Estadísticas Extras