Austin Peay State University Herbarium (APSC)
Austin Peay State University Herbarium (APSC), established in 1942, has roughly 130,000 specimens and is the second largest herbarium in the Kentucky/Tennessee region. In 2017 APSC nearly doubled from its previous size due to the acquisition of the former Western Kentucky University herbarium (WKU) and Davies Herbarium of Louisville (DHL). Although located in Clarksville Tennessee, the APSC collection is mostly Kentucky-based with significant collections from the Louisville, Bowling Green, and Land Between the Lakes areas. Under the curation of Dwayne Estes and the management of Mason Brock, APSC has become one of the fastest growing herbaria in the Southeast, with new specimens being accessioned on a daily basis. In addition to an active graduate student program, APSC is also the home of the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) which places it at the forefront of taxonomy and conservation science.
Contacts: Mason Brock, Collections Manager, email@example.com
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 25b418e1-125e-4a85-9ef2-8f02593ebb55
DwC-Archive Access Point: https://nansh.org/portal/content/dwca/APSC_DwC-A.zip
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award 1410069
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