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Label Query: Genus = "Carex", Species = "tenuiflora"
Cyperaceae
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, Okanogan County:
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)]
Bog, near open water. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Native.
WTU 339576
Alan C. Yen 0229    24 Aug 1996
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
3280 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
339576 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Alan C. Yen.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Alan C. Yen 
Collection #
0229 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
24 Aug 1996 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Okanogan 
Locality
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)] 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Bog, near open water. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
2. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Canada, Yukon Territory
Ogilvie mountains: river flats along Dempster Road, mile 56.
Elev. 2500-4200 ft. 64.632589°, -138.363829°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 3000 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
On "island" in wet bog. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 231833
R. T. Porsild 418    1 Aug 1966
2. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47806 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
231833 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
R. T. Porsild 
Collection #
418 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
1 Aug 1966 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Canada 
State or Province
Yukon Territory 
County
 
Locality
Ogilvie mountains: river flats along Dempster Road, mile 56. 
Elevation
2500-4200 ft. 
Coordinates
64.632589°, -138.363829° 
Site Description
On "island" in wet bog. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
3. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Alaska, Nome County:
Seward Peninsula, Cape Nome.
64.473659°, -164.997849°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
Swampy ground. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 12297JWT
George Neville Jones 9088     Jul 1936
3. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47814 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
12297JWT 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex.
2. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by J. R. Hill, 1971. Remarks: Perigynia smaller than in Mack. 
Type Notes
 
Collector
George Neville Jones 
Collection #
9088 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
Jul 1936 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Alaska 
County
Nome 
Locality
Seward Peninsula, Cape Nome. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
64.473659°, -164.997849° 
Site Description
Swampy ground. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
4. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Canada, Yukon Territory
Bear Creek area 7-8 miles east of Dawson.
64.027681°, -139.242672°. Coordinate uncertainty: 5000 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer.
Wet mucky area by roadside, common. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 142581
J. A. Calder 3581    8 Jul 1949
with L. G. Billard
4. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47818 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
142581 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by J. A. Calder, 1950.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
J. A. Calder 
Collection #
3581 
Other Collectors
L. G. Billard 
Date Collected
8 Jul 1949 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Canada 
State or Province
Yukon Territory 
County
 
Locality
Bear Creek area 7-8 miles east of Dawson. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
64.027681°, -139.242672° 
Site Description
Wet mucky area by roadside, common. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
5. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Alaska, North Slope County:
Umiat, on the Colville River.
69° 22' N, 152° 8' W.
Culms smooth, slender; perigynia pale green. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 177010
Ira L. Wiggins 12870    18 Jul 1952
5. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47823 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
177010 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ira L. Wiggins 
Collection #
12870 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
18 Jul 1952 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Alaska 
County
North Slope 
Locality
Umiat, on the Colville River. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
69° 22' N, 152° 8' W 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Culms smooth, slender; perigynia pale green. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
6. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Alaska, Kenai Peninsula County:
Snow River Valley north of Seward.
60° 17' N, 149° 22' W.
One large colony noted in wet, mossy area in small Sphagnum bog. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 199588
J. A. Calder 6554    7 Aug 1951
6. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47825 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
199588 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by J. A. Calder.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
J. A. Calder 
Collection #
6554 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
7 Aug 1951 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Alaska 
County
Kenai Peninsula 
Locality
Snow River Valley north of Seward. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
60° 17' N, 149° 22' W 
Site Description
One large colony noted in wet, mossy area in small Sphagnum bog. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
7. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Canada, British Columbia
Murtle Lake, Wells Gray Park, southwest end, 0.5 miles east of Diamond Lake.
52° N, 120° W. Misleading coordinates given only to nearest degree.
Eutrophic fen, abundant, upper Tsuga zone. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 226735
Leena Ahti 6747    25 Jun 1961
with Teuvo Ahti
7. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47830 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
226735 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Ahti.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Leena Ahti 
Collection #
6747 
Other Collectors
Teuvo Ahti 
Date Collected
25 Jun 1961 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Canada 
State or Province
British Columbia 
County
 
Locality
Murtle Lake, Wells Gray Park, southwest end, 0.5 miles east of Diamond Lake. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
52° N, 120° W 
Site Description
Eutrophic fen, abundant, upper Tsuga zone. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
8. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Alaska
Port Vita, Raspberry Strait, Raspberry Island, Kodiak group.
58.073032°, -153.102293°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 15000 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
In Salix - Betula swamp. Occasional small clumps. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 292114
W. J. Eyerdam 3791    8 Jul 1945
8. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47836 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
292114 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Eric Hulten.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
W. J. Eyerdam 
Collection #
3791 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
8 Jul 1945 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Alaska 
County
 
Locality
Port Vita, Raspberry Strait, Raspberry Island, Kodiak group. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
58.073032°, -153.102293° 
Site Description
In Salix - Betula swamp. 
Specimen Notes
Occasional small clumps. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
9. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Alaska, Kenai Peninsula County:
About 4 miles east of Kenai.
60° 33' N, 151° 9' W.
Quite common in open, marshy bog and in muddy areas along drainage ditch. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 170297
J. A. Calder 6710    14 Aug 1951
9. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
47841 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
170297 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by J. A. Calder.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
J. A. Calder 
Collection #
6710 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
14 Aug 1951 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Alaska 
County
Kenai Peninsula 
Locality
About 4 miles east of Kenai. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
60° 33' N, 151° 9' W 
Site Description
Quite common in open, marshy bog and in muddy areas along drainage ditch. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
10. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Canada, British Columbia
Near Morely Lake at Mile 769 Alaska Highway.
Elev. 2500 ft. 59° 58' N, 132° 7' W.
In open Sphagnum bog. Occasional. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 358785
J. A. Calder 27956    6 Aug 1960
with I. Kukkonen
10. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
49800 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
358785 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
J. A. Calder 
Collection #
27956 
Other Collectors
I. Kukkonen 
Date Collected
6 Aug 1960 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Canada 
State or Province
British Columbia 
County
 
Locality
Near Morely Lake at Mile 769 Alaska Highway. 
Elevation
2500 ft. 
Coordinates
59° 58' N, 132° 7' W 
Site Description
In open Sphagnum bog. 
Specimen Notes
Occasional. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
11. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, Okanogan County:
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)]
Elev. 1785 m.
Wet ground; peaty, over grainte, with Calamagrostis canadensis, Carex utriculata, C. canescens, C. lasiocarpa, Potentilla fruticosa, Plantanthera dilatata. Few stems per clump, lax; leaves blue-green; widely scattered in sun or partial shade. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Native.
WTU 361986
P. F. Zika 19930    11 Aug 2004
with F. Weinmann, B. Wilson, B. Newhouse
11. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
114553 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
361986 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
19930 
Other Collectors
F. Weinmann, B. Wilson, B. Newhouse 
Date Collected
11 Aug 2004 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Okanogan 
Locality
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)] 
Elevation
1785 m. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
Wet ground; peaty, over grainte, with Calamagrostis canadensis, Carex utriculata, C. canescens, C. lasiocarpa, Potentilla fruticosa, Plantanthera dilatata. 
Specimen Notes
Few stems per clump, lax; leaves blue-green; widely scattered in sun or partial shade. 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
12. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Russian Federation, Sakhalin Region
Central part of Shiashkotan Island, Sea of Okhotsk side, inland from southern part of Zakatnaya Bay.
Elev. 304 ft. 48° 46.752' N, 154° 1.88' E. Coordinate uncertainty: 8 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Under Alnus on headland. Occasional under Alnus and at edge of shrubs. With Sphagnum. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 391817
Sarah Gage 6963    29 Jul 2000
12. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
183017 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
391817 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Valentin Yakubov, 2011. Sources: Pl. Vasc. Orientis Extremi Sovietici.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Sarah Gage 
Collection #
6963 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
29 Jul 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Russian Federation 
State or Province
Sakhalin Region 
County
 
Locality
Central part of Shiashkotan Island, Sea of Okhotsk side, inland from southern part of Zakatnaya Bay. 
Elevation
304 ft. 
Coordinates
48° 46.752' N, 154° 1.88' E 
Site Description
Under Alnus on headland. 
Specimen Notes
Occasional under Alnus and at edge of shrubs. With Sphagnum. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 


WTU-V-059666.jpg

Cyperaceae
13. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, Okanogan County:
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)]
Elev. 3800 ft.
With Picea engelmannii, Betula sp. Carex interior, Aulacomnium palustre, Helodium blandowii, Tomentypnum nitens. Slope 1%, Aspect north. Origin: Native.
WTU 423167; Barcode: WTU-V-059666
Larry Loftis 298    12 Jul 2015

WTU-V-059666.jpg

13. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
3283330 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
423167 
Barcode
WTU-V-059666 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Larry Loftis.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Larry Loftis 
Collection #
298 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
12 Jul 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Okanogan 
Locality
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)] 
Elevation
3800 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
With Picea engelmannii, Betula sp. Carex interior, Aulacomnium palustre, Helodium blandowii, Tomentypnum nitens. Slope 1%, Aspect north.  
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 


WTU-V-059994.jpg

Cyperaceae
14. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, Okanogan County:
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)]
Elev. 5412 ft.
This fen is part of a large wetland complex that includes mostly marshy areas. This fen is on the northern edge of the wetland. The canopy edge includes Spruce and lodge pole with Picea engelmannii, Pinus contorta, Ledum glandulosum, Salix brachycarpa, Eriophorum sp., Carex utriculata, Carex leptalea, Linnaea borealis, Platanthera dilatata, Sphagnum warnstorfia, Sphagnum fuscum, Tomentypnum nitens. Slope 1%, Aspect 94 degrees. Plants growing in a small area of the fen part of the wetland complex. Plants only found in a 10' x 10' area. Origin: Native.
WTU 423162; Barcode: WTU-V-059994
Erica Heinlen 2016-3    28 Jul 2016

WTU-V-059994.jpg

14. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
3283336 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
423162 
Barcode
WTU-V-059994 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Erica Heinlen.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Erica Heinlen 
Collection #
2016-3 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
28 Jul 2016 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Okanogan 
Locality
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)] 
Elevation
5412 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
This fen is part of a large wetland complex that includes mostly marshy areas. This fen is on the northern edge of the wetland. The canopy edge includes Spruce and lodge pole with Picea engelmannii, Pinus contorta, Ledum glandulosum, Salix brachycarpa, Eriophorum sp., Carex utriculata, Carex leptalea, Linnaea borealis, Platanthera dilatata, Sphagnum warnstorfia, Sphagnum fuscum, Tomentypnum nitens. Slope 1%, Aspect 94 degrees. 
Specimen Notes
Plants growing in a small area of the fen part of the wetland complex. Plants only found in a 10' x 10' area.  
Phenology
 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 


WTU-V-059992.jpg

Cyperaceae
15. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, Okanogan County:
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)]
Elev. 5440 ft.
In a peatland at high elevation with Salix sp., Pinus contorta, Carex scopulorum, Potentilla palustris, Carex magellanica ssp. irrigua. Slope 0%, Aspect 90 degrees. Plants abundant throughout meadow, but timing is important. I didn't see any there at the end of June. Origin: Native.
WTU 423159; Barcode: WTU-V-059992
Erica Heinlen 2017-5    20 Jul 2017

WTU-V-059992.jpg

15. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Database ID
3283450 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
423159 
Barcode
WTU-V-059992 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Erica Heinlen.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Erica Heinlen 
Collection #
2017-5 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
20 Jul 2017 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Okanogan 
Locality
[locality and coordinates withheld; status in Washington: G5/S2 (Sensitive; WANHP)] 
Elevation
5440 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
In a peatland at high elevation with Salix sp., Pinus contorta, Carex scopulorum, Potentilla palustris, Carex magellanica ssp. irrigua. Slope 0%, Aspect 90 degrees. 
Specimen Notes
Plants abundant throughout meadow, but timing is important. I didn't see any there at the end of June.  
Phenology
 
Origin
Native 
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.