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Label Query: Genus = "Arum", Species = "italicum"
Araceae
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Washington, San Juan County:
Head of Deadman Bay, below West Side Road, Sand Juan Island.
Elev. 60 ft. 48° 31' N, 123° 9' W; T35N R4W S24. Coordinate Source: Specimen label.
On Limy scree. With Pteridium, Marah. Male flowers yellow, female flowers greenish white, spadix appendage pale yellow, spathe green below, pale yellow above, with purplish flap and purple base inside; 2-4 seeds in fruit; leaves white-veined. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 347311
P. F. Zika 16238    10 Jun 2001
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
48774 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
347311 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
16238 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
10 Jun 2001 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
San Juan 
Locality
Head of Deadman Bay, below West Side Road, Sand Juan Island. 
Elevation
60 ft. 
Coordinates
48° 31' N, 123° 9' W; T35N R4W S24 
Site Description
On Limy scree. With Pteridium, Marah. 
Specimen Notes
Male flowers yellow, female flowers greenish white, spadix appendage pale yellow, spathe green below, pale yellow above, with purplish flap and purple base inside; 2-4 seeds in fruit; leaves white-veined. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
2. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Campus of University of Washington, Seattle.
Elev. 82 ft. T25N R4E S16. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Waste ground, partial shade of Pseudotsuga. Spathe greenish-yellow, spadix pale yellow or cream, leaves mottle with white. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 346890
P. F. Zika 14995    17 May 2000
2. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
48778 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
346890 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
14995 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
17 May 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Campus of University of Washington, Seattle. 
Elevation
82 ft. 
Coordinates
T25N R4E S16 
Site Description
Waste ground, partial shade of Pseudotsuga. 
Specimen Notes
Spathe greenish-yellow, spadix pale yellow or cream, leaves mottle with white. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
3. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Seattle, University of Washington campus.
Elev. 82 ft. T25N R4E S16 SW 1/4. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
In dense shade. 3-4 seeded orange fruit, leaves white-veined; locally common weed. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 339389
P. F. Zika 14661    26 Oct 1999
with A. L. Jacobson
3. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
48779 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
339389 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
14661 
Other Collectors
A. L. Jacobson 
Date Collected
26 Oct 1999 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Seattle, University of Washington campus. 
Elevation
82 ft. 
Coordinates
T25N R4E S16 SW 1/4 
Site Description
In dense shade. 
Specimen Notes
3-4 seeded orange fruit, leaves white-veined; locally common weed. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
4. Arum italicum P. Mill.
U.S.A., Oregon, Lane County:
Near west bank of Willamette River, near east end of Merry Lane, Eugene.
Elev. 393 ft. 44° 5.1' N, 123° 7.1' W.
Partial shade, with Alnus rubra, Populus balsamifera, Fraxinus latifolia, Rubus armeniacus, edge of riparian forest. Bright orange fruit 9-13 x 10-13 millimeters wide; succulent adventives. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 360924
P. F. Zika 20097    27 Aug 2004
with E. R. Alverson
4. Arum italicum P. Mill.
Database ID
85359 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
360924 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. 
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. 
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
20097 
Other Collectors
E. R. Alverson 
Date Collected
27 Aug 2004 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Lane 
Locality
Near west bank of Willamette River, near east end of Merry Lane, Eugene. 
Elevation
393 ft. 
Coordinates
44° 5.1' N, 123° 7.1' W 
Site Description
Partial shade, with Alnus rubra, Populus balsamifera, Fraxinus latifolia, Rubus armeniacus, edge of riparian forest. 
Specimen Notes
Bright orange fruit 9-13 x 10-13 millimeters wide; succulent adventives. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
5. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Oregon, Douglas County:
East bank of South Umpqua River, west end of southeast Mosher Avenue, Roseburg.
Elev. 426 ft. 43° 12.6' N, 123° 21.2' W.
See 100 escaped on grassy, partial shade, with Populus balsamifera, Acer macrophyllum, Fraxinus latifolia, Rubus armeniacus. Pale yellow spathe, immature fruit green, leaves white-veined, shiny, slightly succulent. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 360969
Peter F. Zika 19668    21 May 2004
5. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
85445 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
360969 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
19668 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
21 May 2004 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Douglas 
Locality
East bank of South Umpqua River, west end of southeast Mosher Avenue, Roseburg. 
Elevation
426 ft. 
Coordinates
43° 12.6' N, 123° 21.2' W 
Site Description
See 100 escaped on grassy, partial shade, with Populus balsamifera, Acer macrophyllum, Fraxinus latifolia, Rubus armeniacus. 
Specimen Notes
Pale yellow spathe, immature fruit green, leaves white-veined, shiny, slightly succulent. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
6. Arum italicum P. Mill.
U.S.A., Oregon, Douglas County:
Junction of Del Rio Road and Route 99, east of Interstate 5.
Elev. 524 ft. 43° 17.2' N, 123° 21.2' W; T26S R6W S25.
Partial shade with Vicia cracca, Quercus garryana, Arbutus menziesii. Spread downhill from abandoned garden on steep grassy slope. Pale yellow-green spathe, spadix bright yellow; leaves mottled white, shiny, slightly succulent; naturalized on north side of North Umpqua River.¶Reference specimen for illustration in Revision of Flora of the Pacific Northwest, WTU Herbarium, 2016. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 363574; Barcode: WTU-V-024921
Peter F. Zika 19600    17 May 2004
6. Arum italicum P. Mill.
Database ID
155840 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
363574 
Barcode
WTU-V-024921 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. 
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. 
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
19600 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
17 May 2004 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Douglas 
Locality
Junction of Del Rio Road and Route 99, east of Interstate 5. 
Elevation
524 ft. 
Coordinates
43° 17.2' N, 123° 21.2' W; T26S R6W S25 
Site Description
Partial shade with Vicia cracca, Quercus garryana, Arbutus menziesii. Spread downhill from abandoned garden on steep grassy slope. 
Specimen Notes
Pale yellow-green spathe, spadix bright yellow; leaves mottled white, shiny, slightly succulent; naturalized on north side of North Umpqua River.¶Reference specimen for illustration in Revision of Flora of the Pacific Northwest, WTU Herbarium, 2016. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Araceae
7. Arum italicum P. Mill.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Campus of University of Washington, Seattle.
Elev. 82 ft. 47° 39' N, 121° 19' W.
Escaped from cultivation, waste ground, partial shade of Pseudotsuga. Spathe greenish-yellow, spadix appendage pale yellow, male flowers bright yellow, female flowers white; leaves mottled with white. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 372224
Peter F. Zika 23824    10 May 2008
7. Arum italicum P. Mill.
Database ID
170091 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
372224 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. 
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. 
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill.
    Annotated by Peter F. Zika.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
23824 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
10 May 2008 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Campus of University of Washington, Seattle. 
Elevation
82 ft. 
Coordinates
47° 39' N, 121° 19' W 
Site Description
Escaped from cultivation, waste ground, partial shade of Pseudotsuga. 
Specimen Notes
Spathe greenish-yellow, spadix appendage pale yellow, male flowers bright yellow, female flowers white; leaves mottled with white. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
8. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Washington, San Juan County:
Head of Deadman Bay, below West Side Road, San Juan Island, Puget Sound.
Elev. 60 ft. 48° 31' N, 123° 9' W; T35N R4W S24.
Naturalized on limy scree, shade of Acer macrophyllum, with Rubus ursinus, Taraxacum officinale, Dactylis. Leaves mottled white, ca. 500 stems. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 374765
Peter F. Zika 15854    2 Apr 2001
8. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
172458 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
374765 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
15854 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
2 Apr 2001 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
San Juan 
Locality
Head of Deadman Bay, below West Side Road, San Juan Island, Puget Sound. 
Elevation
60 ft. 
Coordinates
48° 31' N, 123° 9' W; T35N R4W S24 
Site Description
Naturalized on limy scree, shade of Acer macrophyllum, with Rubus ursinus, Taraxacum officinale, Dactylis. 
Specimen Notes
Leaves mottled white, ca. 500 stems. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
9. Arum italicum P. Mill.
U.S.A., Washington, San Juan County:
Head of Deadman Bay, below West Side Road. San Juan Island, Puget Sound.
Elev. 60 ft. 48° 31' N, 123° 9' W; T35N R4W S24.
Fruit bright orange; naturalized on limy scree, shade of Zcer macrophyllum, with Rbis ursinus, Taraxacum officinale, Dactylis.¶Reference specimen for illustration in Revision of Flora of the Pacific Northwest, WTU Herbarium, 2016. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 379212; Barcode: WTU-V-024928
Peter F. Zika 17768    3 Sep 2002
9. Arum italicum P. Mill.
Database ID
176352 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
379212 
Barcode
WTU-V-024928 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. 
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. 
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
17768 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
3 Sep 2002 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
San Juan 
Locality
Head of Deadman Bay, below West Side Road. San Juan Island, Puget Sound. 
Elevation
60 ft. 
Coordinates
48° 31' N, 123° 9' W; T35N R4W S24 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Fruit bright orange; naturalized on limy scree, shade of Zcer macrophyllum, with Rbis ursinus, Taraxacum officinale, Dactylis.¶Reference specimen for illustration in Revision of Flora of the Pacific Northwest, WTU Herbarium, 2016. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Araceae
10. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Oregon, Linn County:
Near corner of Powerline Road and Halsey-Harrisburg Road.
Elev. 295 ft. 44° 18.7' N, 123° 7.7' W.
In meadow, spread of old cellar hole. Spathe green (with some yellow), spadix yellow, leaves green with faint white mottling; weed. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 380237
Peter F. Zika 10488    7 Jun 1988
10. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
177475 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
380237 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
10488 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
7 Jun 1988 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Linn 
Locality
Near corner of Powerline Road and Halsey-Harrisburg Road. 
Elevation
295 ft. 
Coordinates
44° 18.7' N, 123° 7.7' W 
Site Description
In meadow, spread of old cellar hole. 
Specimen Notes
Spathe green (with some yellow), spadix yellow, leaves green with faint white mottling; weed. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Araceae
11. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
On grounds of abandoned nursery, N side of SE Petrovitsky Road, 200 m NE of junction with 126th Avenue SE, Renton.
Elev. 115 m. 47.4465° N, 122.1723° W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Under thickets of Rubus armeniacus, near artificial pond on grounds of abandoned nursery. Bright orange fruit; naturalized under thickets. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 412453; Barcode: WTU-V-026943
Peter F. Zika 28384    31 Aug 2016
with Ben Peterson
11. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum
Database ID
3145640 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
412453 
Barcode
WTU-V-026943 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum  
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. ssp. italicum  
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill. ssp. italicum.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
28384 
Other Collectors
Ben Peterson 
Date Collected
31 Aug 2016 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
On grounds of abandoned nursery, N side of SE Petrovitsky Road, 200 m NE of junction with 126th Avenue SE, Renton.  
Elevation
115 m. 
Coordinates
47.4465° N, 122.1723° W 
Site Description
Under thickets of Rubus armeniacus, near artificial pond on grounds of abandoned nursery.  
Specimen Notes
Bright orange fruit; naturalized under thickets.  
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Araceae
12. Arum italicum P. Mill.
U.S.A., Oregon, Benton County:
Highway 99W, 2.25 km south of Lewisburg.
Elev. 75 m. 44.60888° N, 123.24564° W.
Weedy wet meadow between highway and railroad tracks. Saturated soil; Schedonorus arundinaceus, Alopecurus pratensis, Carex feta, Poa pratensis, Juncus effusus, Convolvulus arvensis.
WTU 422204; Barcode: WTU-V-057750
R. E. Brainerd 2742    19 May 2018
12. Arum italicum P. Mill.
Database ID
3423913 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
422204 
Barcode
WTU-V-057750 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Araceae 
Name on Specimen
Arum italicum P. Mill. 
Accepted Name
Arum italicum Mill. 
Annotation History
1. Arum italicum P. Mill.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
R. E. Brainerd 
Collection #
2742 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
19 May 2018 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Benton 
Locality
Highway 99W, 2.25 km south of Lewisburg. 
Elevation
75 m. 
Coordinates
44.60888° N, 123.24564° W 
Site Description
Weedy wet meadow between highway and railroad tracks. Saturated soil; Schedonorus arundinaceus, Alopecurus pratensis, Carex feta, Poa pratensis, Juncus effusus, Convolvulus arvensis. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

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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.


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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.