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Label Query: Genus = "Calendula", Species = "officinalis"
Asteraceae
1. Calendula officinalis L.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Furman Ave E; Montlake, Seattle.
Elev. 33 ft. T25N R4E S20. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Vacant lot. Flowers orange-yellow; adventive on dirt pile. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 346958
P. F. Zika 14904    7 Apr 2000
1. Calendula officinalis L.
Database ID
17790 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
346958 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Calendula officinalis L. 
Accepted Name
Calendula officinalis L. 
Annotation History
1. Calendula officinalis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
14904 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
7 Apr 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Furman Ave E; Montlake, Seattle. 
Elevation
33 ft. 
Coordinates
T25N R4E S20 
Site Description
Vacant lot. 
Specimen Notes
Flowers orange-yellow; adventive on dirt pile. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Asteraceae
2. Calendula officinalis L.
U.S.A., Washington, San Juan County:
Harrison St., Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Puget Sound.
Elev. 82 ft. T35N R3W S13 NW1/4. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 400 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: Georeferenced.
Yellow flowers, adventive in gravel alley. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 340604
P. F. Zika 14778    30 Dec 1999
2. Calendula officinalis L.
Database ID
17791 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
340604 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Calendula officinalis L. 
Accepted Name
Calendula officinalis L. 
Annotation History
1. Calendula officinalis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
14778 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
30 Dec 1999 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
San Juan 
Locality
Harrison St., Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Puget Sound. 
Elevation
82 ft. 
Coordinates
T35N R3W S13 NW1/4 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Yellow flowers, adventive in gravel alley. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Asteraceae
3. Calendula officinalis L.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Good Shepherd Center, south of northeast 50th Street Seattle.
Elev. 295 ft. T25N R4E S8 SW 1/4. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Waste ground near garden beds, with Senecio vulgaris, Capsella, Sonchus, Cardamine. Yellow to orange flowers; common weed in waste ground. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 358011
P. F. Zika 14856    20 Mar 2000
with A. L. Jacobson
3. Calendula officinalis L.
Database ID
146621 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
358011 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Calendula officinalis L. 
Accepted Name
Calendula officinalis L. 
Annotation History
1. Calendula officinalis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
14856 
Other Collectors
A. L. Jacobson 
Date Collected
20 Mar 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Good Shepherd Center, south of northeast 50th Street Seattle. 
Elevation
295 ft. 
Coordinates
T25N R4E S8 SW 1/4 
Site Description
Waste ground near garden beds, with Senecio vulgaris, Capsella, Sonchus, Cardamine. 
Specimen Notes
Yellow to orange flowers; common weed in waste ground. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Asteraceae
4. Calendula officinalis L.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Near South Doris Street, North of Boeing Field, Van Asselt, Seattle.
Elev. 16 ft. T24N R4E S20 SE 1/4. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Edge of parking lot by railroad tracks. Yellow flowers, presumably planted in gravel ballast. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 347445
P. Zika 15575    22 Oct 2000
4. Calendula officinalis L.
Database ID
146622 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
347445 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Calendula officinalis L. 
Accepted Name
Calendula officinalis L. 
Annotation History
1. Calendula officinalis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. Zika 
Collection #
15575 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
22 Oct 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Near South Doris Street, North of Boeing Field, Van Asselt, Seattle. 
Elevation
16 ft. 
Coordinates
T24N R4E S20 SE 1/4 
Site Description
Edge of parking lot by railroad tracks. 
Specimen Notes
Yellow flowers, presumably planted in gravel ballast. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Asteraceae
5. Calendula officinalis L.
U.S.A., Washington, Jefferson County:
Lawrence Street near Filmore Street, Port Townsend.
Elev. 114 ft. 48° 7' N, 122° 45.7' W; T30N R1W S2.
In cracks at base of curb, plants at edge of paved road, full sun, 1 meter from cultivated plants in garden. Yellow rays, disk reddish-brown, self-sown adventive. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 376079
Peter F. Zika 15929    19 Apr 2001
5. Calendula officinalis L.
Database ID
175841 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
376079 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Calendula officinalis L. 
Accepted Name
Calendula officinalis L. 
Annotation History
1. Calendula officinalis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
15929 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
19 Apr 2001 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Jefferson 
Locality
Lawrence Street near Filmore Street, Port Townsend. 
Elevation
114 ft. 
Coordinates
48° 7' N, 122° 45.7' W; T30N R1W S2 
Site Description
In cracks at base of curb, plants at edge of paved road, full sun, 1 meter from cultivated plants in garden. 
Specimen Notes
Yellow rays, disk reddish-brown, self-sown adventive. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
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.


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