Carter Herbarium, Colorado College (COCO)

The research focus of the CC Herbarium is on the flora of the Pikes Peak region that includes El Paso, Teller, Pueblo, and Fremont Counties. A flora of the Pikes Peak region has been developed based on the fieldwork of Tass Kelso over the past 20 years, and plant records from this herbarium and regional herbaria such as those at University of Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Wyoming.
Contact: Shane Heschel (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 6 August 2018
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 11,421 specimen records
  • 69 (0.6%) georeferenced
  • 5,035 (44%) with images
  • 10,969 (96%) identified to species
  • 205 families
  • 685 genera
  • 1,659 species
  • 1,661 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069