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Label Query: Genus = "Briza", Species = "minor"
Poaceae
1. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Washington, Kitsap County:
Golf course, Restoration Point, SE point of Bainbridge Island, Puget Sound.
Elev. 16 ft. T24N R2E S12. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Weed in rough area,. Weed in rough area. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 340109
P. F. Zika 14085    20 Aug 1999
with A. L. Jacobson
1. Briza minor L.
Database ID
20197 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
340109 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
14085 
Other Collectors
A. L. Jacobson 
Date Collected
20 Aug 1999 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Kitsap 
Locality
Golf course, Restoration Point, SE point of Bainbridge Island, Puget Sound. 
Elevation
16 ft. 
Coordinates
T24N R2E S12 
Site Description
Weed in rough area,. 
Specimen Notes
Weed in rough area. 
Phenology
 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
2. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Curry County:
Along the Rogue River at Cherry Flat, 2 miles south of Illahe.
42.600072°, -124.057034°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 2000 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
Moist banks along river. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 299655
William H. Baker 11542    14 Jun 1954
2. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37292 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
299655 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
11542 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
14 Jun 1954 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Curry 
Locality
Along the Rogue River at Cherry Flat, 2 miles south of Illahe. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
42.600072°, -124.057034° 
Site Description
Moist banks along river. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
3. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Curry County:
Along the Rogue River, 2 miles south of Illahe.
T34S R11W S30. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Dry open ground. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 299654
William H. Baker 11523    13 Jun 1954
3. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37295 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
299654 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
11523 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
13 Jun 1954 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Curry 
Locality
Along the Rogue River, 2 miles south of Illahe. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
T34S R11W S30 
Site Description
Dry open ground. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
4. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Polk County:
3 miles north of Rickreall and 0.5 mile east of U.S. Highway 99W on Farmer Road; land owned by Mark Knaupp.
Elev. 196 ft. T7S R4W S17. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Associated genera: Festuca, Alopercurus, Lolium, Holcus. Weed in a field of meadow-fescue. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 286723
Richard R. Halse 2211    6 Jun 1980
4. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37299 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
286723 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Richard R. Halse 
Collection #
2211 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
6 Jun 1980 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Polk 
Locality
3 miles north of Rickreall and 0.5 mile east of U.S. Highway 99W on Farmer Road; land owned by Mark Knaupp. 
Elevation
196 ft. 
Coordinates
T7S R4W S17 
Site Description
Associated genera: Festuca, Alopercurus, Lolium, Holcus. 
Specimen Notes
Weed in a field of meadow-fescue. 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
5. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Curry County:
Cherry Flat on Rogue River, 4 miles north of Agness.
Dry, open ground along river. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 299653
William H. Baker 6089    11 Jun 1949
5. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37304 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
299653 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
6089 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 Jun 1949 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Curry 
Locality
Cherry Flat on Rogue River, 4 miles north of Agness. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Dry, open ground along river. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
6. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Douglas County:
10 miles east of Remote.
Dry roadside. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 169225
C. L. Hitchcock 19367    31 May 1951
6. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37306 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
169225 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
C. L. Hitchcock 
Collection #
19367 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
31 May 1951 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Douglas 
Locality
10 miles east of Remote. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Dry roadside. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
7. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Josephine County:
Grave Creek Road, above Leland.
Elev. 1100 ft.
In pasture under Madrone tree. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 149239
Albert N. Steward 6122    30 May 1952
with Robert Bratz, Charles Hansen
7. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37310 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
149239 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Albert N. Steward 
Collection #
6122 
Other Collectors
Robert Bratz, Charles Hansen 
Date Collected
30 May 1952 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Josephine 
Locality
Grave Creek Road, above Leland. 
Elevation
1100 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
In pasture under Madrone tree. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
8. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Lane County:
North bank of Willamette River near the Ferry St. Bridge, Eugene.
Elev. 422 ft.
Open waste ground, wet to dry, with Plantago and Lupinus. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 256656
Georgia Mason 8718    17 Jun 1971
8. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37316 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
256656 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.
    Annotated by Georgia Mason.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Georgia Mason 
Collection #
8718 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
17 Jun 1971 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Lane 
Locality
North bank of Willamette River near the Ferry St. Bridge, Eugene. 
Elevation
422 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Open waste ground, wet to dry, with Plantago and Lupinus. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
9. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Jackson County:
Sams Valley.
Elev. 1250 ft. T35S R2W S11. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Level valley floor. Dry. Clay-loam. Full sun. Associated species: Ceanothus cuneatus, Quercus garryana, Q. kelloggii, Gramineae. Vegetation type: Chaparral (Oak woodland). Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 200417
L. E. Detling 8082    26 May 1958
9. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37411 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
200417 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.
    Annotated by L. E. Detling.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
L. E. Detling 
Collection #
8082 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
26 May 1958 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Jackson 
Locality
Sams Valley. 
Elevation
1250 ft. 
Coordinates
T35S R2W S11 
Site Description
Level valley floor. Dry. Clay-loam. Full sun. Associated species: Ceanothus cuneatus, Quercus garryana, Q. kelloggii, Gramineae. Vegetation type: Chaparral (Oak woodland). 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
10. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Curry County:
Cherry Flat on Rogue River, 4 miles north of Agness.
Dry open ground. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 129636
William H. Baker 6089    11 Jun 1949
10. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37412 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
129636 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
6089 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 Jun 1949 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Curry 
Locality
Cherry Flat on Rogue River, 4 miles north of Agness. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Dry open ground. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
11. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Curry County:
Rogue River Canyon, at the mouth of Two Mile Creek on the Rogue River.
Growing along the road. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 190652
William H. Baker 5526    16 Jun 1948
11. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37413 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
190652 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
5526 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
16 Jun 1948 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Curry 
Locality
Rogue River Canyon, at the mouth of Two Mile Creek on the Rogue River. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Growing along the road. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
12. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Benton County:
2 miles south of Monroe.
Roadside. Two specimens of B. minor on same sheet, one collected on 2 June 1928, one collected on 13 June 1927. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 18752JWT -a
J. William Thompson 4386    2 Jun 1928
12. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37414 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
18752JWT -a 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
J. William Thompson 
Collection #
4386 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
2 Jun 1928 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Benton 
Locality
2 miles south of Monroe. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Roadside. 
Specimen Notes
Two specimens of B. minor on same sheet, one collected on 2 June 1928, one collected on 13 June 1927. 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
13. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Marion County:
Near Salem.
44.942898°, -123.035096°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Two specimens of B. minor on same sheet, one collected on 2 June 1928, one collected on 13 June 1927. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 18752JWT -b
Unknown s.n.    13 Jun 1927
13. Briza minor L.
Database ID
37415 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
18752JWT -b 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Unknown 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
13 Jun 1927 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Marion 
Locality
Near Salem. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
44.942898°, -123.035096° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Two specimens of B. minor on same sheet, one collected on 2 June 1928, one collected on 13 June 1927. 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
14. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Douglas County:
Beatty Creek RNA, Roseburg BLM, 10 air miles southwest of town of Myrtle Creek.
Elev. 900 ft. T30S R6W S31 NW. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Disturbed ground, near riparian. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 373493
Peter F. Zika 10248    11 May 1987
14. Briza minor L.
Database ID
171268 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
373493 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.
    Annotated by Peter F. Zika.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
10248 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 May 1987 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Douglas 
Locality
Beatty Creek RNA, Roseburg BLM, 10 air miles southwest of town of Myrtle Creek. 
Elevation
900 ft. 
Coordinates
T30S R6W S31 NW 
Site Description
Disturbed ground, near riparian. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
15. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., California, Contra Costa County:
Below the high water line of Los Vaqueros Reservoir, 1.4 miles northwest of Los Vaqueros Reservoir Marina, 1.9 miles (air) southwest of Los Vaqueros Reservoir Dam, approximately 25 miles (air) southwest of Stockton.
Elev. 475 ft. 37° 49' 32.96" N, 121° 45' 33.86" W; T1S, R2E, undesignated section of Canada de Los Vaqueros Land Grant. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
On damp soil. Foothill woodland. Normal size plants. Common. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 412675; Barcode: WTU-V-028533
Lowell Ahart 20789    19 Apr 2016
with Josephine Guardino
15. Briza minor L.
Database ID
3233199 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
412675 
Barcode
WTU-V-028533 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Lowell Ahart 
Collection #
20789 
Other Collectors
Josephine Guardino 
Date Collected
19 Apr 2016 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
California 
County
Contra Costa 
Locality
Below the high water line of Los Vaqueros Reservoir, 1.4 miles northwest of Los Vaqueros Reservoir Marina, 1.9 miles (air) southwest of Los Vaqueros Reservoir Dam, approximately 25 miles (air) southwest of Stockton. 
Elevation
475 ft. 
Coordinates
37° 49' 32.96" N, 121° 45' 33.86" W; T1S, R2E, undesignated section of Canada de Los Vaqueros Land Grant 
Site Description
On damp soil. Foothill woodland. 
Specimen Notes
Normal size plants. Common. 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Poaceae
16. Briza minor L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Lincoln County:
Newport. abandoned industrial site between Yaquina Bay Road and the liquid natural gas terminal.
Elev. 5 m. 44.62703° N, 124.02559° W.
Seasonally wet, weedy meadow and scrubland. ¶Associated taxa: Rubus bifrons, Bromus secalinus, Bromus hordeaceus, Bellardia viscosa.
WTU 422891; Barcode: WTU-V-059409
R.E. Brainerd 2768    1 Jun 2018
16. Briza minor L.
Database ID
3424000 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
422891 
Barcode
WTU-V-059409 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Briza minor L. 
Accepted Name
Briza minor L. 
Annotation History
1. Briza minor L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
R.E. Brainerd 
Collection #
2768 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
1 Jun 2018 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Lincoln 
Locality
Newport. abandoned industrial site between Yaquina Bay Road and the liquid natural gas terminal. 
Elevation
5 m. 
Coordinates
44.62703° N, 124.02559° W 
Site Description
Seasonally wet, weedy meadow and scrubland. ¶Associated taxa: Rubus bifrons, Bromus secalinus, Bromus hordeaceus, Bellardia viscosa. 
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.


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.