Western Carolina University Herbarium (WCUH)

Contact: Dr. Katherine Mathews, Director and Curator (kmathews@email.wcu.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: daf7f698-000a-4721-8e61-df3ef5577497
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Western Carolina University Herbarium
Department of Biology
Western Carolina University
132 Natural Science Building
Cullowhee, NC   28723
Collection Statistics
  • 27,854 specimen records
  • 2,986 (11%) georeferenced
  • 20,354 (73%) with images
  • 27,281 (98%) identified to species
  • 269 families
  • 1,262 genera
  • 3,948 species
  • 4,551 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069