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Label Query: Genus = "Carex", Species = "tribuloides"
Cyperaceae
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver, 6 km East of, Burnaby, Highway 7 and Greenwood St.
Elev. 230 ft. 49° 15' 20" N, 122° 56' 45" W.
Small patch along ditchbank, North side of highway, with Juncus effusus, J. articulatus, Equisetum arvense, Alnus rubra seedlings. Introduced from E North America. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 355370
Frank Lomer 98-127    13 Jun 1998
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
27168 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
355370 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Frank Lomer 
Collection #
98-127 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
13 Jun 1998 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Canada 
State or Province
British Columbia 
County
 
Locality
Vancouver, 6 km East of, Burnaby, Highway 7 and Greenwood St. 
Elevation
230 ft. 
Coordinates
49° 15' 20" N, 122° 56' 45" W 
Site Description
Small patch along ditchbank, North side of highway, with Juncus effusus, J. articulatus, Equisetum arvense, Alnus rubra seedlings. 
Specimen Notes
Introduced from E North America. 
Phenology
 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
U.S.A., Oregon, Multinomah County:
Sandy River, eastern shore.
Elev. 16 ft. T1N R3E S24. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Silty shore, in delta. With Carex aperta, Juncus acuminatus. Cespitose, but with nodal branching. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 342758
P. F. Zika 15116    26 Jul 2000
with Fred Weinmann
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Database ID
27865 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
342758 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Annotation History
1. Carex feta Bailey.
    Annotated by P. F. Zika.
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides.
    Annotated by P. F. Zika, 2004. Sources: FNA. Remarks: duplicate determination by A.A. Reznicek. 2004. 
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
15116 
Other Collectors
Fred Weinmann 
Date Collected
26 Jul 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Multinomah 
Locality
Sandy River, eastern shore. 
Elevation
16 ft. 
Coordinates
T1N R3E S24 
Site Description
Silty shore, in delta. With Carex aperta, Juncus acuminatus. 
Specimen Notes
Cespitose, but with nodal branching. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
3. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Canada, British Columbia
Northshore of Pitt River at confluence with Fraser River, below dyke at pumping station, Port Coquitlam, 19 kilometers east of Vancouver.
49.242005°, -122.775245°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 3177 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
Scattered plants along shore for 500 meters, marshy tidal shore with Iris pseudacorus, Juncus oxymeris, Glyceria grandis, Sagittaria latifolia, Scirpus cyperinus, Rumex occidentalis, Myosotis scorpioides. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 347350
Frank Lomer 3895    17 Aug 2000
3. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
47845 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
347350 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Frank Lomer 
Collection #
3895 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
17 Aug 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Canada 
State or Province
British Columbia 
County
 
Locality
Northshore of Pitt River at confluence with Fraser River, below dyke at pumping station, Port Coquitlam, 19 kilometers east of Vancouver. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
49.242005°, -122.775245° 
Site Description
Scattered plants along shore for 500 meters, marshy tidal shore with Iris pseudacorus, Juncus oxymeris, Glyceria grandis, Sagittaria latifolia, Scirpus cyperinus, Rumex occidentalis, Myosotis scorpioides. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
4. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Oregon, Multnomah County:
10 Road, Bull Run Watershed, Mount Hood, Cascade Range.
Elev. 1082 ft. 45° 28.4' N, 122° 6.5' W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 meters. Georeferenced by John Bassett. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Damp mowed ditch, partial shade, with Carex hendersonii, C. leptopoda, Daucus, Dactylis, Stachys, Epilocium ciliatum, Rubus ursinus. Cespitose, perigynia planoconvex, 4.0-5.0x1.5-1.7 millimeters. Phenology: Fruits.
WTU 378912
P. F. Zika 24591    14 Aug 2009
with A. Kimpo, R. Brainerd
4. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
175290 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
378912 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
24591 
Other Collectors
A. Kimpo, R. Brainerd 
Date Collected
14 Aug 2009 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Multnomah 
Locality
10 Road, Bull Run Watershed, Mount Hood, Cascade Range. 
Elevation
1082 ft. 
Coordinates
45° 28.4' N, 122° 6.5' W 
Site Description
Damp mowed ditch, partial shade, with Carex hendersonii, C. leptopoda, Daucus, Dactylis, Stachys, Epilocium ciliatum, Rubus ursinus. 
Specimen Notes
Cespitose, perigynia planoconvex, 4.0-5.0x1.5-1.7 millimeters. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
5. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Northeast shoreline of Rattlesnake Lake, slope of Cascade Range.
Elev. 918 ft. 47° 26.1' N, 121° 46.1' W.
Shaded, with Populus balsamifera, Alnus rubra, Phalaris. Cespitose, sterile leafy stems common. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 383574
Peter F. Zika 25217    26 Jul 2010
5. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
180558 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
383574 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex projecta Mack.
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Peter Zika, 10 2014. Sources: Field Guide Sedges of the PNW.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
25217 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
26 Jul 2010 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Northeast shoreline of Rattlesnake Lake, slope of Cascade Range. 
Elevation
918 ft. 
Coordinates
47° 26.1' N, 121° 46.1' W 
Site Description
Shaded, with Populus balsamifera, Alnus rubra, Phalaris. 
Specimen Notes
Cespitose, sterile leafy stems common. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
6. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Oregon, Benton County:
West edge of Cordley Hall, Oregon State University; Corvallis.
Elev. 260 ft. 44° 34' 4" N, 123° 16' 56" W.
Garden. Partial shade. Densely cespitose. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced. Cultivated.
WTU 387465
Barbara L. Wilson 16676    8 Jul 2011
6. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
184560 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
387465 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex projecta Mack.
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Peter Zika, 10 2014. Sources: Field Guide Sedges of the PNW.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Barbara L. Wilson 
Collection #
16676 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
8 Jul 2011 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Benton 
Locality
West edge of Cordley Hall, Oregon State University; Corvallis. 
Elevation
260 ft. 
Coordinates
44° 34' 4" N, 123° 16' 56" W 
Site Description
Garden. Partial shade. 
Specimen Notes
Densely cespitose. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
Yes 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
7. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Northeast shore of Rattlesnake Lake.
Elev. 918 ft. 47° 26' N, 121° 46.2' W.
Partly shaded wet thickets, with Salix sitchensis, Populus, Phalaris, Carex lenticularis. Cespitose, common. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 386645
Peter F. Zika 25734    24 Aug 2011
7. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
184577 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
386645 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex projecta Mack.
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
    Annotated by Peter Zika, 10 2014. Sources: Field Guide Sedges of the PNW.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
25734 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
24 Aug 2011 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Northeast shore of Rattlesnake Lake. 
Elevation
918 ft. 
Coordinates
47° 26' N, 121° 46.2' W 
Site Description
Partly shaded wet thickets, with Salix sitchensis, Populus, Phalaris, Carex lenticularis. 
Specimen Notes
Cespitose, common. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
8. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
U.S.A., Oregon, Multnomah County:
Sauvie Island, along the Multnomah Channel, near the Sauvie Island Bridge.
Elev. 30 ft. UTM Zone 10, 514391E, 5052748N. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 1539 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
River shore near high water line. With Helenium autumnale, Panicum capillare. Culms branched above base. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 388109
R.E. Brainerd 1637    15 Oct 2009
with N. Otting
8. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Database ID
184790 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
388109 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Annotation History
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
R.E. Brainerd 
Collection #
1637 
Other Collectors
N. Otting 
Date Collected
15 Oct 2009 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Multnomah 
Locality
Sauvie Island, along the Multnomah Channel, near the Sauvie Island Bridge. 
Elevation
30 ft. 
Coordinates
UTM Zone 10, 514391E, 5052748N 
Site Description
River shore near high water line. With Helenium autumnale, Panicum capillare. 
Specimen Notes
Culms branched above base. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Cyperaceae
9. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Howard Hanson Reservoir, McDonald Field.
Elev. 330 m. 47.26353° N, 121.74342° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 50 meters. Coordinate Source: Digital map.
Shoreline that is inundated in the late spring/early summer by the reservoir. The rest of the year, the site stays damp from water seeping from the base of the adjacent hillslope. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 400879; Barcode: WTU-V-007398
Greg Volkhardt 14-1    22 Sep 2011
9. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Database ID
191001 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
400879 
Barcode
WTU-V-007398 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Annotation History
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides.
    Annotated by Peter F. Zika, 2014. Sources: Sedges of the Pacific Northwest.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Greg Volkhardt 
Collection #
14-1 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
22 Sep 2011 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Howard Hanson Reservoir, McDonald Field. 
Elevation
330 m. 
Coordinates
47.26353° N, 121.74342° W 
Site Description
Shoreline that is inundated in the late spring/early summer by the reservoir. The rest of the year, the site stays damp from water seeping from the base of the adjacent hillslope. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Cyperaceae
10. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Australia, Victoria
South Yarra. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Nursery, research area. Provenance: Otway Plain/Otway Ranges. Gellibrand River. Ca. 4-4.2 km (by road) SE of Princetown, on Old Ocean Road, on left side of the road as driving to Princetown from Melbourne, private property. MGA 690217 5712967
37° 49' 55" S, 144° 58' 48" E. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Growing in a pot. Live material collect by Damien Cook, and given to Val Stajsic. Densely caespitose, no evidence of a rhizome in the pot plant. Culms erect, simple or branched, angled, mid green. Ventral side of leaf sheath white, hyaline, ligule white and hyaline. Leaves broadly M-shaped in cross-section, mid green, slightly discolorous, lower surface paler, both surfaces more or less dull. Spikes green when immature; gynaecandrous. Filaments white, anthers pale yellow. Female glumes pale brown with green midrib when immature. Utricles mid green when immature, with white, hyaline margins/wings and white teeth. Styles 2. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced. Cultivated.
WTU 406216; Barcode: WTU-V-17153
MEL 2357924
V. Stajsic 6038    8 Dec 2011
10. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Database ID
3221478 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
406216 
Barcode
WTU-V-17153 
Other Numbers
MEL 2357924 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Annotation History
1. Carex scoparia Schk.
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides.
    Annotated by P. F. Zika, 2015. Remarks: WTU 
Type Notes
 
Collector
V. Stajsic 
Collection #
6038 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
8 Dec 2011 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Australia 
State or Province
Victoria 
County
 
Locality
South Yarra. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Nursery, research area. Provenance: Otway Plain/Otway Ranges. Gellibrand River. Ca. 4-4.2 km (by road) SE of Princetown, on Old Ocean Road, on left side of the road as driving to Princetown from Melbourne, private property. MGA 690217 5712967 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
37° 49' 55" S, 144° 58' 48" E 
Site Description
Growing in a pot. 
Specimen Notes
Live material collect by Damien Cook, and given to Val Stajsic. Densely caespitose, no evidence of a rhizome in the pot plant. Culms erect, simple or branched, angled, mid green. Ventral side of leaf sheath white, hyaline, ligule white and hyaline. Leaves broadly M-shaped in cross-section, mid green, slightly discolorous, lower surface paler, both surfaces more or less dull. Spikes green when immature; gynaecandrous. Filaments white, anthers pale yellow. Female glumes pale brown with green midrib when immature. Utricles mid green when immature, with white, hyaline margins/wings and white teeth. Styles 2.  
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
Yes 
Imaged?
Yes 

Cyperaceae
11. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Australia, Victoria
Gellibrand River. AMG: 690217 5712967. [Ca 4-4.2 km by road SE of Princetown, on Old Ocean Road, on left side of the road as driving to Princetown from Melbourne, private property.]
38° 42' 41" S, 143° 11' 16" E. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Growing on swampy ground with Hydrocotyle pterocarpa, Glyceria australis. [ Growing on break of slope. Melaleuca squarrosa on break of slope. Also Triglochin striata.] [Forming a dense stand. Collector thought that the plants are rhizomatous because of the density, but unsure if plants are caespitose or rhizomatous.] First record for Victoria. [Confined to an area of ca. 20 square metres. Largest stand ca. 2 x 10 metres.] The comments in square brackets are pers. comm. from Damien Cook to Val Stajsic on 19 March 2015. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 406217; Barcode: WTU-V-17154
MEL 2387374
D. Cook s.n.    25 Apr 2009
11. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides
Database ID
3221479 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
406217 
Barcode
WTU-V-17154 
Other Numbers
MEL 2387374 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides  
Annotation History
1. Carex scoparia Schk.
    Annotated by V. Stajsic, 8 2011.
2. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides.
    Annotated by P. F. Zika, 2015. Remarks: WTU 
Type Notes
 
Collector
D. Cook 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
25 Apr 2009 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
Australia 
State or Province
Victoria 
County
 
Locality
Gellibrand River. AMG: 690217 5712967. [Ca 4-4.2 km by road SE of Princetown, on Old Ocean Road, on left side of the road as driving to Princetown from Melbourne, private property.] 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
38° 42' 41" S, 143° 11' 16" E 
Site Description
Growing on swampy ground with Hydrocotyle pterocarpa, Glyceria australis. [ Growing on break of slope. Melaleuca squarrosa on break of slope. Also Triglochin striata.] 
Specimen Notes
[Forming a dense stand. Collector thought that the plants are rhizomatous because of the density, but unsure if plants are caespitose or rhizomatous.] First record for Victoria. [Confined to an area of ca. 20 square metres. Largest stand ca. 2 x 10 metres.] The comments in square brackets are pers. comm. from Damien Cook to Val Stajsic on 19 March 2015. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Cyperaceae
12. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
U.S.A., Delaware, Sussex County:
East of Bridgeville, DE Rt. 18-404, Seashore Highway, (Road 6) between Gravelly Branch Road (Road 527) and State Forest Road (Road 579), growing along a roadside ditch.
38° 42' 12.1" N, 75° 30' 29.64" W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Origin: Native.
WTU 406549; Barcode: WTU-V-17630
Wayne D. Longbottom 15249    18 Jun 2011
12. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
Database ID
3223761 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
406549 
Barcode
WTU-V-17630 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Cyperaceae 
Name on Specimen
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Accepted Name
Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. 
Annotation History
1. Carex tribuloides Wahlenb.
    Annotated by R. Naczi, 2011.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Wayne D. Longbottom 
Collection #
15249 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
18 Jun 2011 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Delaware 
County
Sussex 
Locality
East of Bridgeville, DE Rt. 18-404, Seashore Highway, (Road 6) between Gravelly Branch Road (Road 527) and State Forest Road (Road 579), growing along a roadside ditch. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
38° 42' 12.1" N, 75° 30' 29.64" W 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

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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
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Dataset
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Accession
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Barcode
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Other Numbers
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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
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Type Notes
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Collector
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Collection #
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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.