Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium Collection (DES)

Approximately 84000 specimens in collection, with emphasis on plants of the Southwest and northern Mexico, Cactaceae and Agavaceae.
Curator: Wendy C. Hodgson (whodgsondbg.org)
Associate Curator: Andrew Salywon
Contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: edb9860c-c481-4d19-88cc-224a536ebcd4
Address:
Herbarium - Research Department; Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, Arizona   85008
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Collection Statistics:
  • 83,578 specimen records
  • 80,555 (96%) georeferenced
  • 74,865 (90%) with images
  • 79,253 (95%) identified to species
  • 314 families
  • 2,526 genera
  • 10,883 species
  • 13,577 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
The National Science Foundation
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069