Western Carolina University Herbarium (WCUH)

Contacts: 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
Digital Metadata: EML File
Western Carolina University Herbarium
Department of Biology
Western Carolina University
132 Natural Science Building
Cullowhee, NC   28723
Collection Statistics
  • 28,419 specimen records
  • 3,418 (12%) georeferenced
  • 22,953 (81%) with images (25,577 total images)
  • 27,945 (98%) identified to species
  • 269 families
  • 1,266 genera
  • 3,992 species
  • 4,609 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that term