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Label Query: Genus = "Ranunculus", Species = "arvensis"
Ranunculaceae
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, Whitman County:
On the Ben E. Robinson farm near Garfield.
47.00806°, -117.14°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 5000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 129710
Ben E. Robinson s.n.    26 Jun 1948
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
7746 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
129710 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ben E. Robinson 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
26 Jun 1948 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Whitman 
Locality
On the Ben E. Robinson farm near Garfield. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
47.00806°, -117.14° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
2. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Jackson County:
Antelope Road, just north of Medford.
Elev. 1300 ft.
In moist areas of cultivated pastures. Petals yellow, achenes spiny. Locally quite abundant. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 223873
L. J. Dennis 2684    14 May 1965
2. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72063 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
223873 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
L. J. Dennis 
Collection #
2684 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
14 May 1965 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Jackson 
Locality
Antelope Road, just north of Medford. 
Elevation
1300 ft. 
Coordinates
 
Site Description
In moist areas of cultivated pastures. 
Specimen Notes
Petals yellow, achenes spiny. Locally quite abundant. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
3. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Latah County:
1/2 miles west of Howard Creek, along Camp Cougar road, Arid Transition Life Zone.
46.780497°, -116.935136°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 500 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Rocky soil open pine woods. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 52607
Mildred Dillon 614    17 Jun 1936
with Louis A. Dillon
3. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72218 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
52607 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.
2. Ranunculus arvensis L.
    Annotated by Lyman Benson, 1945. Remarks: Verified at Ponoma College. 
Type Notes
 
Collector
Mildred Dillon 
Collection #
614 
Other Collectors
Louis A. Dillon 
Date Collected
17 Jun 1936 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Latah 
Locality
1/2 miles west of Howard Creek, along Camp Cougar road, Arid Transition Life Zone. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.780497°, -116.935136° 
Site Description
Rocky soil open pine woods. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
4. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
About 1/2 mile west of Whitebird Summit.
T29N R2E S8. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Over-grazed areas on hillsides. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 143812
Quentin Jones 109    21 Jun 1950
4. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72221 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
143812 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Quentin Jones 
Collection #
109 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
21 Jun 1950 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
About 1/2 mile west of Whitebird Summit. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
T29N R2E S8 
Site Description
Over-grazed areas on hillsides. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
5. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
Grangeville.
45.76583°, -115.48889°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 294993
Paul Terrell s.n.    13 Jun 1950
5. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72223 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
294993 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Paul Terrell 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
13 Jun 1950 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
Grangeville. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
45.76583°, -115.48889° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
6. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
1 mile north of Grangeville. Roadside, grassy meadow.
45.780309°, -115.48889°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 216877
William H. Baker 11429    15 May 1954
6. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72224 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
216877 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
11429 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
15 May 1954 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
1 mile north of Grangeville. Roadside, grassy meadow. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
45.780309°, -115.48889° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
7. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
Moist Meadow Harpster Grade, south of Harpster.
45.98667°, -115.9625°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 217682
William H. Baker 11425    15 May 1954
7. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72225 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
217682 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
11425 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
15 May 1954 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
Moist Meadow Harpster Grade, south of Harpster. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
45.98667°, -115.9625° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
8. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Latah County:
South slope of Tomer's Butte, four miles southeast of Moscow.
46.7325°, -116.99917°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Dry edge of a field. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 154765
William H. Baker 7580    31 May 1951
8. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72233 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
154765 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
7580 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
31 May 1951 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Latah 
Locality
South slope of Tomer's Butte, four miles southeast of Moscow. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.7325°, -116.99917° 
Site Description
Dry edge of a field. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
9. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
Waste places along roadside, White Bird Grade.
45.76167°, -116.29972°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 155884
William H. Baker 6673    27 May 1950
9. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72235 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
155884 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
6673 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
27 May 1950 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
Waste places along roadside, White Bird Grade. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
45.76167°, -116.29972° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
10. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
1 mile north of Grangeville. Roadside, grassy meadow.
45.780309°, -115.48889°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 295829
William H. Baker 11429    15 May 1954
10. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72237 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
295829 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
11429 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
15 May 1954 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
1 mile north of Grangeville. Roadside, grassy meadow. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
45.780309°, -115.48889° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
11. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Latah County:
South slope of Tomer's Butte, four miles southeast of Moscow.
46.7325°, -116.99917°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Dry edge of a field. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 295895
William H. Baker 7580    31 May 1951
11. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72238 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
295895 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
7580 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
31 May 1951 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Latah 
Locality
South slope of Tomer's Butte, four miles southeast of Moscow. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.7325°, -116.99917° 
Site Description
Dry edge of a field. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
12. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Idaho County:
Waste places along roadside, White Bird Grade.
45.76167°, -116.29972°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 295894
William H. Baker 6673    27 May 1950
12. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
72239 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
295894 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
William H. Baker 
Collection #
6673 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
27 May 1950 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Idaho 
Locality
Waste places along roadside, White Bird Grade. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
45.76167°, -116.29972° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
13. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, Whitman County:
Due north of Magpie Forest, Kitsmiller Road, 3 air kilometers northwest of Pullman airport.
Elev. 2525 ft. 46° 45.4' N, 117° 8.9' W; T15N R45E S28.
Damp ground, full sun, reclaimed agricultural land, constructed vernal pool, with Juncus bufonius, Ranunculus sceleratus. Common annual weed. Phenology: Flowers & Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 368880
P. F. Zika 19707    29 May 2004
with R. Old
13. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
166918 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
368880 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
19707 
Other Collectors
R. Old 
Date Collected
29 May 2004 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Whitman 
Locality
Due north of Magpie Forest, Kitsmiller Road, 3 air kilometers northwest of Pullman airport. 
Elevation
2525 ft. 
Coordinates
46° 45.4' N, 117° 8.9' W; T15N R45E S28 
Site Description
Damp ground, full sun, reclaimed agricultural land, constructed vernal pool, with Juncus bufonius, Ranunculus sceleratus. 
Specimen Notes
Common annual weed. 
Phenology
Flowers & Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
14. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Lane County:
South side of Stewart Street, West Eugene.
T17S R4W S34. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Small pond, on damp southwest shore, with Juncus patens, Carex densa. Flowers yellow, annual. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 371809
Peter F. Zika 11518    30 Apr 1992
14. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
169810 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
371809 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.
    Annotated by Peter F. Zika.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
11518 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
30 Apr 1992 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Lane 
Locality
South side of Stewart Street, West Eugene. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
T17S R4W S34 
Site Description
Small pond, on damp southwest shore, with Juncus patens, Carex densa. 
Specimen Notes
Flowers yellow, annual. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Ranunculaceae
15. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, Kittitas County:
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. North Fork Teanaway River. Trail to Koppen Pass, approximately 2 kilometers from trailhead.
Elev. 1210 m. 47.42283° N, 120.95869° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10 meters. Coordinate Source: Digital map.
Forest understory along edge of trail in compacted soil. Uncommon in compacted soil along trail; flowers yellow. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 419575; Barcode: WTU-V-042674
Ben Legler 13726    23 Jun 2015
with David Giblin
15. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
2490425 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
419575 
Barcode
WTU-V-042674 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.
    Annotated by Ben Legler, 2015. Sources: FNA.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Ben Legler 
Collection #
13726 
Other Collectors
David Giblin 
Date Collected
23 Jun 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Kittitas 
Locality
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. North Fork Teanaway River. Trail to Koppen Pass, approximately 2 kilometers from trailhead. 
Elevation
1210 m. 
Coordinates
47.42283° N, 120.95869° W 
Site Description
Forest understory along edge of trail in compacted soil. 
Specimen Notes
Uncommon in compacted soil along trail; flowers yellow. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

Ranunculaceae
16. Ranunculus arvensis L.
U.S.A., California, Del Norte County:
Point St. George, 2 air km SW of Dead Lake. North Coast (NCo).
Elev. 15 m. 41.775° N, 124.249° W. Coordinate Source: Specimen Label.
Seasonally damp bare ground, windswept coastal vegetation, near quarry, full sun, with Isolepis cernua, Juncus bufonius, Ranunculus occidentalis. Locally common, yellow flowers. Phenology: Flowers and Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 405988; Barcode: WTU-V-17926
Peter F. Zika 27004    17 May 2015
16. Ranunculus arvensis L.
Database ID
3221669 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
405988 
Barcode
WTU-V-17926 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Ranunculaceae 
Name on Specimen
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Accepted Name
Ranunculus arvensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Ranunculus arvensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
27004 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
17 May 2015 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
California 
County
Del Norte 
Locality
Point St. George, 2 air km SW of Dead Lake. North Coast (NCo). 
Elevation
15 m. 
Coordinates
41.775° N, 124.249° W 
Site Description
Seasonally damp bare ground, windswept coastal vegetation, near quarry, full sun, with Isolepis cernua, Juncus bufonius, Ranunculus occidentalis. 
Specimen Notes
Locally common, yellow flowers. 
Phenology
Flowers and Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
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.