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Label Query: Genus = "Thermopsis", Species = "rhombifolia"
Fabaceae
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
     (= Thermopsis montana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John ined.)
U.S.A., Washington, Asotin County:
Along Grande Ronde River, just above Rattlesnake Creek, southwest of Anatone.
T7N R44E S35. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 5000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Rocky places at bottom of hillside. Flowers yellow. Stem and lower surfaces of leaves glaucous. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 181997
Arthur Cronquist 5709    22 Apr 1949
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
Database ID
100432 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
181997 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis montana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John ined. 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis montana Nutt.
2. Thermopsis montana Nutt.
3. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
    Annotated by Duane Isely, 1978.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Arthur Cronquist 
Collection #
5709 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
22 Apr 1949 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Asotin 
Locality
Along Grande Ronde River, just above Rattlesnake Creek, southwest of Anatone. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
T7N R44E S35 
Site Description
Rocky places at bottom of hillside. 
Specimen Notes
Flowers yellow. Stem and lower surfaces of leaves glaucous. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
     (= Thermopsis montana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John ined.)
U.S.A., Oregon, Wallowa County:
Along summit of road between Elgin & Langdon Lake.
Abies Lasiocarpa Pinus Murrayana Forest. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 182398
A. R. Kruckeberg 2487    28 Jul 1950
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
Database ID
100709 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
182398 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis montana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John ined. 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis ovata B.L. Robins. ex Piper.
2. Thermopsis montana Nutt. var. ovata (Robins.) St. John.
3. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
    Annotated by Duane Isely, 1978.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
A. R. Kruckeberg 
Collection #
2487 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
28 Jul 1950 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Wallowa 
Locality
Along summit of road between Elgin & Langdon Lake. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Abies Lasiocarpa Pinus Murrayana Forest. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
3. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
     (= Thermopsis montana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John ined.)
U.S.A., Idaho, Latah County:
Just west of Troy.
46.73694°, -116.76861°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Wooded hills. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 217596
C. L. Hitchcock 23465    24 May 1964
3. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
Database ID
100718 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
217596 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis montana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. ovata (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) H. St. John ined. 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis montana Nutt. var. ovata (Robins.) St. John.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. var. ovata (B.L. Robins. ex Piper) Isely ined.
    Annotated by Duane Isely, 1978.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
C. L. Hitchcock 
Collection #
23465 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
24 May 1964 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Latah 
Locality
Just west of Troy. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.73694°, -116.76861° 
Site Description
Wooded hills. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
4. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Pondera County:
Circa 2 miles south of Dupuyer.
Elev. 4350 ft.
Remnant of rolling prairie. Herbarium of Brigham Young University Provo, Utah. Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 320498
S. Welsh 24538    18 Jun 1990
with R. Foster
4. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102296 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
320498 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
S. Welsh 
Collection #
24538 
Other Collectors
R. Foster 
Date Collected
18 Jun 1990 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Pondera 
Locality
Circa 2 miles south of Dupuyer. 
Elevation
4350 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Remnant of rolling prairie. 
Specimen Notes
Herbarium of Brigham Young University Provo, Utah. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
5. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Wibaux County:
Hodge.
Sandy and Gumbo hillside along road. Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 139057
G. W. Griffins 128-183    11 May 1936
5. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102307 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
139057 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Sources: Clary.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen and B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
G. W. Griffins 
Collection #
128-183 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 May 1936 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Wibaux 
Locality
Hodge. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Sandy and Gumbo hillside along road. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
6. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Glacier County:
Near Glacier Park Station.
Roadside. Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 134849
W. B. Cooke 17315    5 Jun 1946
with V. G. Cooke
6. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102310 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
134849 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen and B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL.TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
W. B. Cooke 
Collection #
17315 
Other Collectors
V. G. Cooke 
Date Collected
5 Jun 1946 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Glacier 
Locality
Near Glacier Park Station. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Roadside. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
7. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Wibaux County:
Hodge.
Sandy and gumbo hillsides along road. Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 149389
G. W. Griffins s.n.    11 May 1936
7. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102315 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
149389 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Sources: Clary.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Sources: Clary. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
G. W. Griffins 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 May 1936 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Wibaux 
Locality
Hodge. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Sandy and gumbo hillsides along road. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
8. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Musselshell County:
21 miles south Roundup Highway 87, pond. pine Savannah Bull Mountains Sandy Ft. Union formation.
Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 234752
unknown s.n.    11 May 1952
8. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102346 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
234752 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Sources: J.C. Wright.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
unknown 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 May 1952 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Musselshell 
Locality
21 miles south Roundup Highway 87, pond. pine Savannah Bull Mountains Sandy Ft. Union formation. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
9. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Sweet Grass County:
Big Coulee Creek.
Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 40461
J.W. Blankinship s.n.    15 Jun 1902
9. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102372 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
40461 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
J.W. Blankinship 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
15 Jun 1902 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Sweet Grass 
Locality
Big Coulee Creek. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
10. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Cascade County:
Near railroad station. South of Great Falls.
Nearly level, sandy alluvial soil, near railroad station. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits.
WTU 109693
Geo. G. Hedgcock s.n.    26 May 1933
10. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102390 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
109693 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
Geo. G. Hedgcock 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
26 May 1933 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Cascade 
Locality
Near railroad station. South of Great Falls. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Nearly level, sandy alluvial soil, near railroad station. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
11. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Custer County:
Miles City, 1 mile west Unused range.
East facing hill, 1st break. Blue grama-wheatgrass type. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits.
WTU 179431
G. F. Payne s.n.    15 May 1948
11. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102406 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
179431 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Sources: Booth.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
G. F. Payne 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
15 May 1948 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Custer 
Locality
Miles City, 1 mile west Unused range. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
East facing hill, 1st break. 
Specimen Notes
Blue grama-wheatgrass type. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
12. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Musselshell County:
Roundup.
Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 47128
Mary Syblon 522    11 May 1937
12. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102414 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
47128 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis montana Nutt.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. ?.
3. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
Mary Syblon 
Collection #
522 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 May 1937 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Musselshell 
Locality
Roundup. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
13. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, McCone County:
Wolf Point.
Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 47863
Mildred Buchof 546    19 May 1938
13. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102418 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
47863 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by MB.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
Mildred Buchof 
Collection #
546 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
19 May 1938 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
McCone 
Locality
Wolf Point. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
14. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Carter County:
Near Ekalaka.
Phenology: Flowers.
WTU 47127
Josephine Lovisik 540    8 May 1937
14. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102422 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
47127 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis montana Nutt.
2. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. ?.
3. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
    Annotated by C.J. Chen & B. Turner, 1991. Remarks: University of Texas Herbarium (LL,TEX) 
Type Notes
 
Collector
Josephine Lovisik 
Collection #
540 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
8 May 1937 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Carter 
Locality
Near Ekalaka. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
15. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Cascade County:
Near railroad station. South of Great Falls.
Nearly level, sandy alluvial soil. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits.
WTU 97078
Geo. G. Hedgcock s.n.    26 May 1933
15. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102438 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
97078 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Geo. G. Hedgcock 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
26 May 1933 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Cascade 
Locality
Near railroad station. South of Great Falls. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Nearly level, sandy alluvial soil. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Fabaceae
16. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
U.S.A., Montana, Lewis and Clark County:
About four miles west of Wolf Creek.
Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 125158
C. L. Hitchcock 17984    2 Jul 1948
16. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.
Database ID
102440 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
125158 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Fabaceae 
Name on Specimen
Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt. 
Accepted Name
Thermopsis rhombifolia (Nutt. ex Pursh) Richardson 
Annotation History
1. Thermopsis rhombifolia Nutt.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
C. L. Hitchcock 
Collection #
17984 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
2 Jul 1948 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Lewis and Clark 
Locality
About four miles west of Wolf Creek. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

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Database Field Descriptions:
Database ID
Each of our backend databases assigns a unique and persistent integer ID to each specimen record. A GUID (globally unique identifier) can be formed from this by combining it with the herbarium and collection acronyms (example: WTU-VP-12733).
Herbarium
Every herbarium is referred to by a unique acronym. Ours is WTU, which stands for Washington Territorial University. Our database also includes some specimens housed at NOCA (North Cascades National Park Herbarium) and MORA (Mount Rainier National Park Herbarium). For a complete listing of herbarium acronyms, see Index Herbariorum.
Collection
WTU's specimens are physically housed in separate collections according to taxonomic groups: Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, Algae, Lichens, and Fungi.
Dataset
Some specimens are grouped into "Datasets," representing such things as incorporated herbaria or major collecting projects.
Accession
Each of WTU's Vascular Plant specimens is assigned an accession number. Our other collections lack accession numbers (see Barcode instead). Ideally, each specimen would have a unique accession number, but this fails in practice. Some accession numbers include "JWT" after the number; these indicate specimens originating from the herbarium of J. William Thompson that were integrated into WTU's collections but not re-accessioned with WTU numbers. Accession numbers followed by an "A", "B", or other single letter represent sheets with multiple collections mounted on them, all using the same accession number.
Barcode
Our Bryophyte, Algae, Lichen, Fungi, and some Vascular Plant specimens are assigned pre-printed barcode stickers. These follow the format "WTU-C-######", where C represents a code for the collection (one of: V, B, A, L, F) and ###### represents a zero-padded, six-digit number.
Other Numbers
Specimens collected from North Cascades and Mount Rainier National Parks are assigned National Park Service accession and catalog numbers. These numbers are listed here.
Family
The scientific name of the family. Our database generally uses AGPIII and other current sources for vascular plant family names. However, our physical Vascular Plant collection is organized by the older Englerian sequence.
Accepted Name
For Vascular Plants, this gives the accepted name by which the specimen is currently known. The accepted name is derived by looking up the most recent annotation name in a synonymy table and finding its corresponding accepted name.
Annotation History
The sequence of annotations and scientific names given on the physical specimen is listed here, in order from the first to most recent. We treat the name on the original label as the first annotation.
Type Notes
If this is a type specimen, then information about its type status (holotype, isotype, etc.) and the name(s) for which it is a type is provided here.
Collector
The person who collected this specimen, as given on the label, and whose name is associated with the collection number on the label. If no collector name is given, we enter "unknown" into this field.
Collection #
A unique number assigned to the specimen by the collector. Different collectors use different numbering schemes; these may include the addition of prefixes (such as their initials or the year) or suffixes (such as an A or B). In the database, any prefixes and suffixes are included in the Collector's Number field exactly as they appear on the specimen label. When no collector number is given, we type "s.n." in this field.
Other Collectors
Other collectors that are listed on the label along with the primary collector, but whose collection number was not assigned to this specimen.
Date Collected
The date on which the specimen was collected, split up between day, month, and year in the database. Months are stored as nubmers (1-12) but displayed as three-letter abbreviations. Years are alway 4-digits long. Occasionally the label may give a range of dates. In such cases, the first date in the range is used as the collection date, and the entire collection date is entered into the Verbatim Date field as it appears on the label. If no date is given, then the date fields are left blank and a note is made in the Verbatim Date field.
Verbatim Date
The literal date string as displayed on the label; only used for dates that cannot be represented by a single day, month, and year.
Country
Name of the country from which the specimen was collected. Specimens from the United States of America are entered as "U.S.A."
State or Province
Name of the state or province from which the specimen was collected, if given on the label. U.S. states are spelled out in full.
County
Name of the county, municipality, borough, parish, or equivalent political unit from which the specimen was collected, if given on the label. The designation (such as "county") is not included in the field value.
Locality
A text description of the location where the specimen was collected, as given on the specimen label. May include national park, national forest, and other land use designations. Older collections often have short and imprecise locality data. Detailed locality data for rare species (threatened, endangered, sensitive, watch, ...) is included in our database but omitted from the search results.
Elevation
Elevations may be given either in feet or meters, and may include a minimum and maximum elevation, representing a range.
Coordinates
May include TRS/PLSS (township, range, section, quarter, etc.), latitude/longitude, and UTM. Coordinates for arare species are included in our database but omittedfrom the search results.
Site Description
This field includes all label information characterizing the site, such habitat, vegetation zone/association, substrate, slope, moisture, associated species, and so on - as the information appears on the specimen label.
Specimen Notes
Includes any characteristics pertaining to the plant specimen itself, such as flower color, fruit length, and plant height, along with information about the species, such as abundance and the precise location and micro-habitat where collected. Also includes any notes or text on the specimen that does not better fit into another field.
Phenology
Specifies the sexual maturity/condition of the specimen, such as flowering, fruiting, cone-bearing, spore-bearing, fertile, or sterile. Phenology is generally not given on the label; instead the person entering the record examines the specimen and selects the appropriate value.
Origin
Specifies whether the specimen is native or introduced to the state or country where it was collected. Origin data is rarely found on the specimen label; instead, it is entered during data entry either from a lookup table or from the date entry personnel's own knowledge. Origin data should be considered supplemental information, and should not be relied on as authoritative.
Cultivated
A Yes/No flag indicating if this is a cultivated specimen. Cultivated specimens generally do not represent valid distribution records and should be excluded from range maps or other geographic analyses.


Disclaimer:

WTU makes a reasonable effort to prevent and correct data entry errors; however, we cannot guarantee that our database is free from typos, misidentifications, or inaccurate label data. Please use the information at your own discretion. Error corrections and comments can be sent to Ben Legler or David Giblin.

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