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Label Query: Genus = "Ionactis", Species = "stenomeres"
Asteraceae
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Washington, Pend Oreille County:
Colville National Forest: at summit of Hall Mountain east of Sullivan Lake.
Elev. 1906 m. 48.80656° N, 117.257° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 3 meters. Georeferenced by Maria Yousoufian. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Open summit with small rock outcrops and mesic meadows or heath vegetation, with a few small conifers, Pedicularis contorta, Juncus, Penstemon. Rays purple; stems erect in large clumps; common. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 408795; Barcode: WTU-V-022005
John Stuart 2012-11    18 Oct 2012
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
188976 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
408795 
Barcode
WTU-V-022005 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by Ben Legler, 10 2013. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
John Stuart 
Collection #
2012-11 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
18 Oct 2012 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Pend Oreille 
Locality
Colville National Forest: at summit of Hall Mountain east of Sullivan Lake. 
Elevation
1906 m. 
Coordinates
48.80656° N, 117.257° W 
Site Description
Open summit with small rock outcrops and mesic meadows or heath vegetation, with a few small conifers, Pedicularis contorta, Juncus, Penstemon. 
Specimen Notes
Rays purple; stems erect in large clumps; common. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
2. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Montana, Beaverhead County:
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest: Along Forest Service Road 1278, ca. 1/2 mile from junction with Road 185, south of Pintler Lake.
Elev. 1929 m. 45.821223° N, 113.439763° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 6 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Low knoll dominated by Artemisia tridentata, with scattered Pinus contorta, Eremogone congesta, Antennaria. Ray flowers purple; plants occasional. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 414541; Barcode: WTU-V-031826
Valerie Soza 2014-09    12 Jul 2014
2. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
193892 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
414541 
Barcode
WTU-V-031826 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by D. Giblin, 16 2014. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Valerie Soza 
Collection #
2014-09 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
12 Jul 2014 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Beaverhead 
Locality
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest: Along Forest Service Road 1278, ca. 1/2 mile from junction with Road 185, south of Pintler Lake. 
Elevation
1929 m. 
Coordinates
45.821223° N, 113.439763° W 
Site Description
Low knoll dominated by Artemisia tridentata, with scattered Pinus contorta, Eremogone congesta, Antennaria. 
Specimen Notes
Ray flowers purple; plants occasional. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
3. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Montana, Beaverhead County:
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest: Slopes around Forest Service Road 73 at first switchback, ca 1/2 mile south of Big Hole Pass.¶
Elev. 2263 m. 45.319319° N, 113.244911° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 7 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Rolling hills on crest of ridge, with parches of Artemisia tridentata and grassy slopes and flats; dry, gravelly soil. Ray flowers purple; plants locally common in moist soil on slope where show accumulates. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 414595; Barcode: WTU-V-031693
Ben Legler 13119    13 Jul 2014
3. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
193928 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
414595 
Barcode
WTU-V-031693 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by D. Giblin, 16 2014. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ben Legler 
Collection #
13119 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
13 Jul 2014 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Beaverhead 
Locality
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest: Slopes around Forest Service Road 73 at first switchback, ca 1/2 mile south of Big Hole Pass.¶ 
Elevation
2263 m. 
Coordinates
45.319319° N, 113.244911° W 
Site Description
Rolling hills on crest of ridge, with parches of Artemisia tridentata and grassy slopes and flats; dry, gravelly soil. 
Specimen Notes
Ray flowers purple; plants locally common in moist soil on slope where show accumulates. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
4. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Montana, Beaverhead County:
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Boundary on Mussigbrod Lake Road, northwest of Wisdom.
Elev. 2165 m. 45.76658° N, 113.58752° W. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Sagebrush steppe. Lavender flowers; clump; narrow leaves. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 412337; Barcode: WTU-V-026868
Richard G. Olmstead 2014-109    13 Jul 2014
with Sheila Olmstead, Evan Kelley
4. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
2489391 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
412337 
Barcode
WTU-V-026868 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by Daniel Mount, 22 2015. Sources: Manual of Montana Vasc. Pl..  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Richard G. Olmstead 
Collection #
2014-109 
Other Collectors
Sheila Olmstead, Evan Kelley 
Date Collected
13 Jul 2014 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Montana 
County
Beaverhead 
Locality
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Boundary on Mussigbrod Lake Road, northwest of Wisdom. 
Elevation
2165 m. 
Coordinates
45.76658° N, 113.58752° W 
Site Description
Sagebrush steppe. 
Specimen Notes
Lavender flowers; clump; narrow leaves. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
5. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Idaho, Valley County:
Payette National Forest. End of old mining road leading to Crater Lake.
Elev. 2200 m. 45.04193° N, 115.42029° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 100 meters. Coordinate Source: Digital map.
West-facing subalpine meadow bordered by forested riparian zone and dry, rocky outcroppings. Scattered on slope in loose, open soil; rays blue. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU
Mike Carlson 15-27    10 Jul 2015
with Veanna Willard, John Bassett, David Giblin
5. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
2800957 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by M. Schock, 14 2015. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Mike Carlson 
Collection #
15-27 
Other Collectors
Veanna Willard, John Bassett, David Giblin 
Date Collected
10 Jul 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Valley 
Locality
Payette National Forest. End of old mining road leading to Crater Lake. 
Elevation
2200 m. 
Coordinates
45.04193° N, 115.42029° W 
Site Description
West-facing subalpine meadow bordered by forested riparian zone and dry, rocky outcroppings. 
Specimen Notes
Scattered on slope in loose, open soil; rays blue. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Asteraceae
6. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Idaho, Valley County:
Payette National Forest. Missouri Ridge area just north of north-facing cirque.
Elev. 2318 m. 45.01254° N, 115.35963° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 200 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Subalpine meadow with rocky outcropping and small stream; damage from previous wildfire evident everywhere. Uncommon in open soil; rays blue. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 415293; Barcode: WTU-V-032517
Russ Holmes 2015-35    11 Jul 2015
with Don Estberg, David Giblin
6. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
2800993 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
415293 
Barcode
WTU-V-032517 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by M. Schock, 11 2015. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Russ Holmes 
Collection #
2015-35 
Other Collectors
Don Estberg, David Giblin 
Date Collected
11 Jul 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Valley 
Locality
Payette National Forest. Missouri Ridge area just north of north-facing cirque. 
Elevation
2318 m. 
Coordinates
45.01254° N, 115.35963° W 
Site Description
Subalpine meadow with rocky outcropping and small stream; damage from previous wildfire evident everywhere. 
Specimen Notes
Uncommon in open soil; rays blue. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
7. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Idaho, Valley County:
Ridgeline circa 200 meters north of where Forest Service Road 375 crosses Monumental Summit.
Elev. 2630 m. 44.905866° N, 115.269348° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 5 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Open, dry, subalpine woodland on gentle ridge crest, with Pinus albicaulis, Abies lasiocarpa, Ionactis, Linanthastrum nuttallii, Castilleja. Ray flowers purple; plants locally common in opening. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Native.
WTU 415792; Barcode: WTU-V-033212
Don Estberg 2015-32    10 Jul 2015
with Ben Legler, Sara Legler, Russ Holmes
7. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
2801081 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
415792 
Barcode
WTU-V-033212 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by M. Schock, 14 2015. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Don Estberg 
Collection #
2015-32 
Other Collectors
Ben Legler, Sara Legler, Russ Holmes 
Date Collected
10 Jul 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Valley 
Locality
Ridgeline circa 200 meters north of where Forest Service Road 375 crosses Monumental Summit. 
Elevation
2630 m. 
Coordinates
44.905866° N, 115.269348° W 
Site Description
Open, dry, subalpine woodland on gentle ridge crest, with Pinus albicaulis, Abies lasiocarpa, Ionactis, Linanthastrum nuttallii, Castilleja. 
Specimen Notes
Ray flowers purple; plants locally common in opening. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
8. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Idaho, Valley County:
Boise National Forest. Big Ridge between Mule Hill and Meadow Creek Lookout at Indian Creek Trailhead.
Elev. 2485 m. 44.85904° N, 115.28158° W.
Lodgepole pine forest on ridge. Purple rays; yellow disks. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 415513; Barcode: WTU-V-033775
Audrey Ragsac 2015-15    10 Jul 2015
with Richard Olmstead, Sheila Olmstead
8. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
2844564 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
415513 
Barcode
WTU-V-033775 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by David Giblin, 30 2016. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Audrey Ragsac 
Collection #
2015-15 
Other Collectors
Richard Olmstead, Sheila Olmstead 
Date Collected
10 Jul 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Valley 
Locality
Boise National Forest. Big Ridge between Mule Hill and Meadow Creek Lookout at Indian Creek Trailhead. 
Elevation
2485 m. 
Coordinates
44.85904° N, 115.28158° W 
Site Description
Lodgepole pine forest on ridge. 
Specimen Notes
Purple rays; yellow disks. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
9. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
3 km on road to Smith Knob Lookout (FSR 337) heading roughly E of Warren Summit and FSR 340.
Elev. 2284 m. 45° 13' 55.9" N, 115° 36' 31.6" W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Mixed conifer forest: spruce, fir, doug fir, lodgepole. Voucher for floraoftheworld.org images. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 417444; Barcode: WTU-V-037897
C. Davidson 13697    11 Jul 2017
with S.R.Christoph
9. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
3218884 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
417444 
Barcode
WTU-V-037897 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by D. Giblin, 19 2017. Sources: Draft Revised Flora of PNW.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
C. Davidson 
Collection #
13697 
Other Collectors
S.R.Christoph 
Date Collected
11 Jul 2017 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
3 km on road to Smith Knob Lookout (FSR 337) heading roughly E of Warren Summit and FSR 340. 
Elevation
2284 m. 
Coordinates
45° 13' 55.9" N, 115° 36' 31.6" W 
Site Description
Mixed conifer forest: spruce, fir, doug fir, lodgepole. 
Specimen Notes
Voucher for floraoftheworld.org images. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
10. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Oregon, Deschutes County:
Deschutes National Forest: Slope above Blacktail Spring at south end of Kokostick Butte.
Elev. 1760 m 44.025444° N, 121.795679° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Steep slope of broken basalt; east facing, with Sedum, Arctostaphylos nevadensis, Cheilanthes gracillima, Carex. Ray flowers light purple, disk flowers yellow; in scattered clumps. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 421906; Barcode: WTU-V-055255
Don Estberg 2013-01    13 Jul 2013
with Ben Legler, Regina Johnson, Doug Williams
10. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
3269503 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
421906 
Barcode
WTU-V-055255 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by Daniel Mount, 15 2019. Sources: Flora PNW, 2nd.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Don Estberg 
Collection #
2013-01 
Other Collectors
Ben Legler, Regina Johnson, Doug Williams 
Date Collected
13 Jul 2013 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Deschutes 
Locality
Deschutes National Forest: Slope above Blacktail Spring at south end of Kokostick Butte. 
Elevation
1760 m 
Coordinates
44.025444° N, 121.795679° W 
Site Description
Steep slope of broken basalt; east facing, with Sedum, Arctostaphylos nevadensis, Cheilanthes gracillima, Carex. 
Specimen Notes
Ray flowers light purple, disk flowers yellow; in scattered clumps. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Asteraceae
11. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
U.S.A., Nevada, Elko County:
Forest service road 935. Summit Spring. Approximately 2 kilometers east, uphill towards Merritt Mountain.
Elev. 2481 m. 41.88129° N, 115.85082° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 100 meters. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Seasonally moist subalpine slope dominated by Symphoricanpos, Artemisia tridentata, and Lupinus; adjacent dry areas. Uncommon on dry slope; ray flowers blue. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Native.
WTU 423557; Barcode: WTU-V-061284
Loraine Seymour 2017-38    17 Jun 2017
11. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene
Database ID
3285727 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
423557 
Barcode
WTU-V-061284 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Asteraceae 
Name on Specimen
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Accepted Name
Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene 
Annotation History
1. Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene.
    Annotated by Lillian Chan, 24 2018. Sources: Draft Revised Flora PNW.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Loraine Seymour 
Collection #
2017-38 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
17 Jun 2017 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Nevada 
County
Elko 
Locality
Forest service road 935. Summit Spring. Approximately 2 kilometers east, uphill towards Merritt Mountain.  
Elevation
2481 m. 
Coordinates
41.88129° N, 115.85082° W 
Site Description
Seasonally moist subalpine slope dominated by Symphoricanpos, Artemisia tridentata, and Lupinus; adjacent dry areas.  
Specimen Notes
Uncommon on dry slope; ray flowers blue. 
Phenology
Flowers 
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.