Elko BLM District Office Herbarium (BLM-ELKOBLM)

The Elko District Office houses approximately 1200 herbarium specimens collected from northern Nevada’s Great Basin with emphasis on Elko and Eureka counties. Historic collections date back to three specimens from 1915 by S. B. Arthur (1) and Bryant S. Martineu (2), respectively. Other noteworthy collectors represented include Mont E. Lewis and Arnold Tiehm.
Contact: Samantha (Sam) Cisney (scisney@blm.gov)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 0380d10a-3279-4b1c-bd6a-4af1baf2829f
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Access Rights: Public domain
Collection Statistics
  • 1,215 specimen records
  • 1,187 (98%) georeferenced
  • 1,173 (97%) identified to species
  • 63 families
  • 280 genera
  • 470 species
  • 636 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069