Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium (LSU-Vascular Plants)

Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium at Louisiana State University, Vascular Plant Collection: ca. 159,000 specimens, particularly from Louisiana and the Southeast, but also throughout North America and worldwide through exchange and collections. Families well-represented include Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Cyperaceae and Poaceae worldwide. Significant collections by Fr. G. Arsène, C. A. Brown, A. Featherman, N. F. Peterson, S.C. Tucker, L. E. Urbatsch, I. Vélez, and E. C. Wurzlow.
Contact: Jennifer S. Kluse, Collections Manager (jkluse@lsu.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 May 2017
Address:
Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Louisiana State University
103 Life Sciences Bldg.
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Baton Rouge, LA   70803
USA
225-578-8564
Collection Statistics:
  • 171,077 specimen records
  • 19,930 (12%) georeferenced
  • 159,886 (93%) with images
  • 115,185 (67%) identified to species
  • 265 families
  • 2,026 genera
  • 8,069 species
  • 9,645 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069