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Label Query: Genus = "Cardionema", Species = "ramosissimum"
Caryophyllaceae
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Grays Harbor County:
Westhaven Beach, Westport.
Elev. 20 ft. 46° 53' 30" N, 124° 7' 45" W; T16N R12W S1.
Behind dunes along northern shore. Sandy, shallow soil. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Native.
WTU 345242
Sarah Gage G&R 379    22 Jun 1992
with Sharon Rodman
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
6995 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
345242 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Sarah Gage 
Collection #
G&R 379 
Other Collectors
Sharon Rodman 
Date Collected
22 Jun 1992 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Grays Harbor 
Locality
Westhaven Beach, Westport. 
Elevation
20 ft. 
Coordinates
46° 53' 30" N, 124° 7' 45" W; T16N R12W S1 
Site Description
Behind dunes along northern shore. Sandy, shallow soil. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Caryophyllaceae
2. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Pacific County:
Bay Center, Bush Pacific Pioneer State Park.
46.63167°, -123.95361°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Scattered on beach sand with Cakile. Forming athick mat; flowers white; with deep tap root. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Native.
WTU 186676
Albert N. Steward 6510    15 Aug 1953
with Celia B. Steward
2. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
6996 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
186676 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
2. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    Annotated by WTU, 29 2002.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Albert N. Steward 
Collection #
6510 
Other Collectors
Celia B. Steward 
Date Collected
15 Aug 1953 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Pacific 
Locality
Bay Center, Bush Pacific Pioneer State Park. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.63167°, -123.95361° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Scattered on beach sand with Cakile. Forming athick mat; flowers white; with deep tap root. 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Caryophyllaceae
3. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Chehalis County:
Westport, Chehalis County.
46.892478°, -124.116391°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 2541 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
On beach in drifting sand. Common throughout the state. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 7155
Louis F. Henderson s.n.    25 Jun 1892
3. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
105271 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
7155 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Pentacaena ramosissima (Weinm.) H. & A.
2. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
3. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    Annotated by Cynthia Riskin, 7 2014. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Louis F. Henderson 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
25 Jun 1892 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Chehalis 
Locality
Westport, Chehalis County. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.892478°, -124.116391° 
Site Description
On beach in drifting sand. 
Specimen Notes
Common throughout the state. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Caryophyllaceae
4. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Snohomish County:
Brackett's Landing Waterfront Park in Edmonds, along beach just north of restrooms.
Elev. 2 m. 47.813746° N, 122.381567° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 4 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Sandy beach just above high tide line, vegetated with Leymus, Lepidium virginicum, Cakile edentula, Ambrosia chamissonis. Sepals 5, 3 large and 2 small, firmly spinose, with a fringe of cilia above the hooded midpoint; petals vestigial; stamens 5; mature flowers becoming easily detached and burlike; single plant, perennial, forming a prostrate mat ca 4 dm across; growing wild and presumably adventive here. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits.
WTU
Ben Legler 14172    15 Jul 2016
4. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
2814614 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    Annotated by Ben Legler, 2016.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ben Legler 
Collection #
14172 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
15 Jul 2016 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Snohomish 
Locality
Brackett's Landing Waterfront Park in Edmonds, along beach just north of restrooms. 
Elevation
2 m. 
Coordinates
47.813746° N, 122.381567° W 
Site Description
Sandy beach just above high tide line, vegetated with Leymus, Lepidium virginicum, Cakile edentula, Ambrosia chamissonis. 
Specimen Notes
Sepals 5, 3 large and 2 small, firmly spinose, with a fringe of cilia above the hooded midpoint; petals vestigial; stamens 5; mature flowers becoming easily detached and burlike; single plant, perennial, forming a prostrate mat ca 4 dm across; growing wild and presumably adventive here. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Caryophyllaceae
5. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Island County:
Fort Casey State Park: in campground on east side of park, adjacent to restrooms.
Elev. 4 m. 48.157222° N, 122.673984° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 11 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
Compacted gravel; full sun; with Trifolium suffocatum, T. subterraneum, Spergularia rubra, and Poa annua. Mat-forming perennials with prostrate stems; leaves and sepals spinose; sepals hooded and awned, outer 3 larger than inner 2; plants scattered in gravelly and sandy soil among campsites, surely introduced here. State Park permit 170501. Phenology: Flowers.
WTU
Ben Legler 14526    1 Jun 2017
5. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
3110192 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    Annotated by Ben Legler, 2017.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ben Legler 
Collection #
14526 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
1 Jun 2017 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Island 
Locality
Fort Casey State Park: in campground on east side of park, adjacent to restrooms. 
Elevation
4 m. 
Coordinates
48.157222° N, 122.673984° W 
Site Description
Compacted gravel; full sun; with Trifolium suffocatum, T. subterraneum, Spergularia rubra, and Poa annua. 
Specimen Notes
Mat-forming perennials with prostrate stems; leaves and sepals spinose; sepals hooded and awned, outer 3 larger than inner 2; plants scattered in gravelly and sandy soil among campsites, surely introduced here. State Park permit 170501. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Caryophyllaceae
6. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Jefferson County:
Fort Flagler State Park: near picnic shelter on south side of lower campground.
Elev. 5 m. 48.093449° N, 122.720622° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 7 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
Sparse lawn over dry, sandy soil; full sun; with Vulpia, Aira caryophyllea, Cardionema ramosissima, Plantago coronopus. Prostrate, mat-forming perennial with pungent leaves; locally common in dry lawn, presumably introduced here. State Park permit 170501. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits.
WTU
Ben Legler 14551    29 Jun 2017
6. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
3110208 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    Annotated by Ben Legler, 2017.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ben Legler 
Collection #
14551 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
29 Jun 2017 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Jefferson 
Locality
Fort Flagler State Park: near picnic shelter on south side of lower campground. 
Elevation
5 m. 
Coordinates
48.093449° N, 122.720622° W 
Site Description
Sparse lawn over dry, sandy soil; full sun; with Vulpia, Aira caryophyllea, Cardionema ramosissima, Plantago coronopus. 
Specimen Notes
Prostrate, mat-forming perennial with pungent leaves; locally common in dry lawn, presumably introduced here. State Park permit 170501. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Caryophyllaceae
7. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Wahkiakum County:
In Vista Park day use area near banks of Columbia River in Skamokawa.
Elev. 20 ft. 46.26942° N, 123.46185° W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Sandy soil with Vulpia, Hypochaeris radicata, and Aira caryophyllea. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 418502; Barcode: WTU-V-039109
Jeff Walker 1034    10 Jun 2018
7. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
3234565 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
418502 
Barcode
WTU-V-039109 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Jeff Walker 
Collection #
1034 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
10 Jun 2018 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Wahkiakum 
Locality
In Vista Park day use area near banks of Columbia River in Skamokawa. 
Elevation
20 ft. 
Coordinates
46.26942° N, 123.46185° W 
Site Description
Sandy soil with Vulpia, Hypochaeris radicata, and Aira caryophyllea. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Caryophyllaceae
8. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Pacific County:
Along the Discovery Trail in Long Beach.
Elev. 20 ft. 46.36152° N, 124.0616° W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Scattered in areas with less Ammophila arenaria; growing with Rumex acetosella, Aira caryophyllea, Lupinus littoralis, Vicia sativa, and Ammophila arenaria. Origin: Native.
WTU 419687; Barcode: WTU-V-042971
Jeff Walker 950    11 Jun 2017
8. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
3242800 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
419687 
Barcode
WTU-V-042971 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Jeff Walker 
Collection #
950 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
11 Jun 2017 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Pacific 
Locality
Along the Discovery Trail in Long Beach. 
Elevation
20 ft. 
Coordinates
46.36152° N, 124.0616° W 
Site Description
Scattered in areas with less Ammophila arenaria; growing with Rumex acetosella, Aira caryophyllea, Lupinus littoralis, Vicia sativa, and Ammophila arenaria. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Caryophyllaceae
9. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Pacific County:
Ocean Park Retreat Center. Approximately 0.5 km west of lodge along trail.
Elev. 3 m. 46.51019° N, 124.05732° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Degraded stabilized dune community dominated by Ammophila, Pinus contorta and non-native grasses. Locally common in sand; plants mat-forming. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 420295; Barcode: WTU-V-044527
Joanne Schuett-Hames 2018-1    9 Jun 2018
with Dave Schuett-Hames
9. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
3246952 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
420295 
Barcode
WTU-V-044527 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    Annotated by David Giblin, 9 2018. Sources: Flora PNW, 2nd.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Joanne Schuett-Hames 
Collection #
2018-1 
Other Collectors
Dave Schuett-Hames 
Date Collected
9 Jun 2018 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Pacific 
Locality
Ocean Park Retreat Center. Approximately 0.5 km west of lodge along trail. 
Elevation
3 m. 
Coordinates
46.51019° N, 124.05732° W 
Site Description
Degraded stabilized dune community dominated by Ammophila, Pinus contorta and non-native grasses. 
Specimen Notes
Locally common in sand; plants mat-forming. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Caryophyllaceae
10. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
     (= Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.)
U.S.A., Washington, Grays Harbor County:
Ocean shores, behind Polynesian Resort.
47.00214° N, 124.17016° W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Open basin in inner dunes just seaward of Salix thickets.
WTU 420332; Barcode: WTU-V-044773
Alexander J. Wright 67    14 Aug 2008
10. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Database ID
3288098 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
420332 
Barcode
WTU-V-044773 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Caryophyllaceae 
Name on Specimen
Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Accepted Name
Cardionema ramosissima (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. 
Annotation History
1. Cardionema ramosissimum (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Alexander J. Wright 
Collection #
67 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
14 Aug 2008 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Grays Harbor 
Locality
Ocean shores, behind Polynesian Resort. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
47.00214° N, 124.17016° W 
Site Description
Open basin in inner dunes just seaward of Salix thickets. 
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.