Maryland Department of Natural Resources (TAWES)

Collection founded to document the rare species of Maryland; however, the collection houses a reference collection, particularly for difficult groups, e.g., Carex (Cyperaceae) is well-represented (~ 1000 sheets).
Contact: Christopher Frye (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 597c30ea-2178-43da-bf2e-c4b2ba214bc0
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 5,587 specimen records
  • 6 (0.11%) georeferenced
  • 4,380 (78%) with images
  • 4,355 (78%) identified to species
  • 143 families
  • 529 genera
  • 1,405 species
  • 1,435 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069