Graduate student John Chau discovers the origin of the Butterfly-bush, a familiar flowering plant in the Seattle area.
A Burke Museum graduate student travels to Colombia to study the tropical diversity of river-weed plants.
The Herbarium Foray Program turns 20.
More than 2.4 million plant, fungal, lichen, and algal specimen records from the Pacific Northwest.
Images and information about bloom time, habitat, and distribution range for more than 2,700 plant species that grow wild in Washington.
Images, species descriptions, range maps and bloom period for more than 850 common wildflowers, shrubs and vines that occur in Washington.
We’re revising Flora of the Pacific Northwest, published in 1973, with updated information for over 5,300 varieties of vascular plants.
Developing “barcodes” with fungi DNA helps easily identify species.
The WTU Herbarium's total holdings number more than 650,000 specimens of vascular and nonvascular plants, fungi, lichens and marine algae.
A map of Washington state showing all vascular plant specimen localities in the Herbarium WTU collections database.
Explore the complete checklist of the vascular plants of Washington state.