U.C. 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.
Contact: Ellen Dean, Director; Tom Starbuck, Data (tjstarbuck@ucdavis.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 20 September 2014
Digital Metadata: EML File
Access Rights: http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/consortium/data_use_terms.html
Center for Plant Diversity; Department of Plant Sciences MS#7
University of California
1 Shields Ave.
Davis, CA   95616-8780
(530) 752-1091
Collection Statistics
  • 676 specimen records
  • 675 (100%) georeferenced
  • 628 (93%) identified to species
  • 57 families
  • 211 genera
  • 297 species
  • 366 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069