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Member Herbaria

The Consortium maintains a list of all herbaria in the Pacific Northwest with collections of vascular plants, nonvascular plants, algae, lichens, or fungi. The list includes herbaria housed at universities, museums, agency offices, or maintained by private individuals.

This list was compiled by contacting individual herbaria and consulting Index Herbariorum.

Do you manage or know of an herbarium not on this list? If so, please contact us.

Last update made on 2014-09-25.

Summary of Regional Herbaria:

State/Province # Herbaria # Specimens
Alaska 5 258,650
British Columbia 10 962,800
Idaho 8 369,557
Montana 6 278,850
Oregon 14 491,700
Washington 17 1,252,300
TOTAL 60 3,613,857

The # of specimens represents the cumulative total housed in herbaria in each state or province, including specimens outside the PNW.

Click on a state or province name to view a detailed herbarium list.

Map of Herbaria:
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Alaska
Alaska State Museum, Juneau (JBCC)
Herbarium
Exhibits and Collections
Alaska State Museum
395 Whittier St.
Juneau, Alaska 99801-1718
U.S.A.
Size:
5,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
The Aleutian Islands; Alaskan northern coast; Southeastern Panhandle; Pribilof Islands; Alaskan interior as far north as Nome and Barrow. 
Notable Collectors:
J. P. Anderson; F. W. Beals; K. Faegr; E. Hultén; E. Keithahn; A. E. Porsild; E. Scamman; I. L. Wiggins; M. Williams 
Included Herbaria:
Ketchikan Library Herbarium 
Year Founded:
1976 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Ellen Carrlee, Conservator, ellen[dot]carrlee[at]alaska[dot]gov,
Phone: 1-907-465-2396, Fax: 1-907-465-2976 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Forest Service, Alaska Region, USDA (TNFS)
Herbarium
USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region
204 Siginaka Way
Sitka, Alaska 99835
U.S.A.
Size:
11,650 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Vascular plants and bryophytes of southeastern Alaska; lichens of southeastern Alaska, northwestern Alaska, British Columbia, Sweden, and Central and South America. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1978 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Mary Stensvold, Curator, mstensvold[at]fs[dot]fed[dot]us,
Phone: 1-907-747-4210, Fax: 1-907-747-4331 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAAH)
Herbarium
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508-8104
U.S.A.
Size:
11,000 specimens 
Description:
Contains 11,000 specimens, mostly from Alaska, with an emphasis on Alaska non-natives.  
Specialty:
Alaska; Alaska non-natives. 
Notable Collectors:
M.L. Carlson, M. Barker, M. Duffy, H. Cortés-Burns 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1991 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Matthew Carlson, Curator, mlcarlson[at]uaa[dot]alaska[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-907-786-6390, Fax: 1-907-786-6359  
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
University of Alaska, Fairbanks - Museum of the North (ALA)
Herbarium
University of Alaska Museum of the North
P.O. Box 756960, 907 Yukon Drive
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-6960
U.S.A.
Size:
220,000 specimens 
Description:
Arctos is an ongoing effort to integrate access to specimen data, collection-management tools, and external resources on the Web. 
Specialty:
Vascular plants, lichens, bryophytes, and marine algae of Alaska; circumpolar north; Siberia and Russian Far East. CITES: US 130 
Notable Collectors:
J. P. Anderson; G. W. Argus; W. D. Drury; O. W. Geist; E. O. G. Hultén; A. W. Johnson; H. Krog; A. E. Porsild; H. M. Raup; W. C. Steere Publications/Journals: Biological Papers of the University of Alaska 
Included Herbaria:
Institute of Northern Forestry (U.S. Forest Service), Fairbanks; J. P. Anderson collections (30,000 specimens) from ISC in 2004; Naval Arctic Research Laboratory, Barrow. 
Year Founded:
1962 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Steffi Ickert-Bond, Curator, smickertbond[at]alaska[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-907-474-7109, Fax: 1-907-474-5469 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
University of Alaska, Juneau (ALAJ)
Herbarium
Juneau Center for Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
University of Alaska
11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, Alaska 99801, U.S.A.
Size:
11,000 specimens 
Description:
Much of ALAJ used for research on Exxon Valdez oil spill. Additional information on impact of oil spill to marine algae is associated with ALAJ. 
Specialty:
Marine algae; Alaskan coastal waters; Pacific Ocean. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1993 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Michael Stekoll, Director, msstekoll[at]alaska[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-907-796-6279, Fax: 1-907-465-6447 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
British Columbia
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (ACK)
Herbarium
Grassland Applied Technology Centre
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada3015 Ord Road
Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 8A9
Canada
Size:
3,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Vascular plants of British Columbia grasslands and forested rangelands. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1936 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Barbara Wheatley, Curator, Barb[dot]Wheatley[at]agr[dot]gc[dot]ca,
Phone: 1-250-554-5210, Fax: 1-250-554-5229 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
British Columbia Ministry of Forests (WLK)
Herbarium
Research Section
British Columbia Ministry of Forests
200-640 Borland Street
Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 4T1
Canada
Size:
5,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
South-central British Columbia; most groups, including somefungi. Date Founded: 1977. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Ray Coupé, Curator,
Phone: 1-250-398-4717, Fax: 1-250-398-4380 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Malaspina University (MALA)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Malaspina University
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5S5
Canada
Size:
7,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Vancouver Island. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1970 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Allan Hawryzki, Director,
Phone: 1-250-753-3245, ext-2315, Fax: 1-250-755-8749 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Milner Gardens and Woodland, Vancouver Island University (VIU)
Address?
Size:
Description:
Small collection of lichens and bryophytes from Vancouver Island. 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Pacific Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service (DAVFP)
Herbarium
Pacific Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service
506 West Burnside Road
Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 1M5
Canada
Size:
31,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Fungi; forest diseases; British Columbia; Yukon Territory. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1940 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Brenda Callan, Director,
Phone: 1-250-363-0775, Fax: 1-250-363-6005 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
Prince Rupert Forest Region (SMI)
Herbarium
Research Section
Ministry of Forests
Prince Rupert Forest Region
Postal Bag 5000
Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0
Canada
Size:
8,800 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Northwestern British Columbia. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1978 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Karen McKeown, Herbarium Manager,
Phone: 1-250-847-7500, Fax: 1-250-847-7217 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Royal British Columbia Museum (V)
Herbarium
Botany Unit
Royal British Columbia Museum
P.O. Box 9815 Stn Prov Govt, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8V 9W2
Canada
Size:
218,000 specimens 
Description:
Formerly British Columbia Provincial Museum. 
Specialty:
Northwestern North America, especially western Canada and British Columbia; vascular plants; bryophytes; lichens. 
Notable Collectors:
J. R. Anderson; J. A. Bailey; T. C. Brayshaw; J. A. Calder; W. R. Carter; A. Ceska; R. Connell; G. V. Copley; G. W. Douglas; J. W. Eastham; F. Fodor; G. A. Hardy; J. Macoun; M. C. Melburn; C. F. Newcombe; A. F. Szczawinski; T. M. C. Taylor; N. J. Turner; P. D. Warrington Publications/Journals: British Columbia Provincial Museum, Handbook Memoirs of the British Columbia Provincial Museum Special Publications of the British Columbia Provincial Museum 
Included Herbaria:
DECV (10,000 specimens); Terrestrial Studies Branch, Ministry of Environment, Kelowna; WIB (9,000 specimens) in 1997. 
Year Founded:
1886 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Richard Hebda, Curator,
Phone: 1-250-387-5493, Fax: 1-250-387-5674 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
Simon Fraser University (SFUV)
Herbarium
Biological Sciences Department
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6
Canada
Size:
10,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Western North American mountains from Alaska to New Mexico; Ranunculaceae. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1967 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Elizabeth Elle, Curator,
Phone: 1-604-291-3461; 1-604-291-3496, Fax: 1-604-291-4475 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
UBC Herbarium
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
University of British Columbia
3529-6270 University Boulevard
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4
Canada
Size:
632,000 specimens 
Description:
Now part of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum. Emphasis on vascular plants of Pacific Rim countries; bryophytes of northern hemisphere; benthic marine algae of British Columbia, Washington, and Alaska. 
Specialty:
Worldwide; Vascular plants of Pacific Rim countries; bryophytes of northern hemisphere; benthic marine algae of British Columbia, Washington, and Alaska; macrofungi and lichens. CITES: CA 014 
Notable Collectors:
R. Bandoni; K. I. Beamish; J. Calder; J. Davidson; J. W. Eastham; H. Kennedy; V. J. Krajina; P. Lebednik; R. Scagel; W. B. Schofield; G. B. Straley; T. M. C. Taylor 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1920 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Olivia Lee, Collections Manager, Bryophytes, Lichens,Fungi; Amber Saundry, Database Manager; Linda Jennings (Lipsen), Collections Manager, Vascular Plants and Algae; Jeannette Whitton, Director and Curator of Vascular Plants, ubc[dot]herbarium[at]ubc[dot]ca,
Phone: 1-604-822-3344, Fax: 1-604-822-6089 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
University of Victoria (UVIC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3020 STN CSC
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3N5
Canada
Size:
48,000 specimens 
Description:
LEA mistletoes, which were on permanent loan to UVIC from 1994-2009, have now been transferred to UC.  
Specialty:
British Columbia and adjacent regions; western North American Aster and Erythronium. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
NLSN (5,000 specimens) in 1994; SCCBC (8,000 specimens) in 1994 
Year Founded:
1962 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Geraldine Allen, Curator,
Phone: 1-250-721-7097, Fax: 1-250-721-7120 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Idaho
Boise District Bureau of Land Management (BBLM)
Herbarium
Boise District Bureau of Land Management
3948 Development Ave.
Boise, Idaho 83705
U.S.A.
Size:
3,750 specimens 
Description:
Includes satellite herbarium at Owyhee Field Office in Marsing, Idaho. 
Specialty:
Plants of Idaho. 
Notable Collectors:
D. Atwood; R. D. Bratz; A. DeBolt; V. Geertson; S. J. Richards; R. Rosentreter 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1970 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Holly Beck, Bruneau Field Office Botanist; Beth Corbin,Owyhee Field Office Botanist/Ecologist, Elizabeth_l_corbin[at]blm[dot]gov,
Phone: 1-208-896-5923; 1-208-384-3362, Fax: 1-208-896-5940 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Boise State University, Snake River Plains Herbarium (SRP)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725
U.S.A.
Size:
32,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Idaho. 
Notable Collectors:
B. Ertter; J. W. Grimes 
Included Herbaria:
IFGH (3,566 specimens) in 1992. 
Year Founded:
1938 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Jim F. Smith, Director, jfsmith[at]boisestate[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-208-426-3551 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Brigham Young University - Idaho (RICK)
Herbarium
Department of Biology
Brigham Young University - Idaho
525 South Center Street
Rexburg, Idaho 83460-1100
U.S.A.
Size:
16,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Eastern Idaho and surrounding areas; Great Basin; Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1957 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Gary Baird, Curator, bairdg[at]byui[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-208-496-2002; 1-208-496-2028, Fax: 1-208-496-2040 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
College of Idaho, Harold M. Tucker Herbarium (CIC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
The College of Idaho
Caldwell, Idaho 83605-4494
U.S.A.
Size:
39,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Vascular plants of the Owyhee Uplift and adjacent Snake RiverPlains, Idaho; southeastern Oregon. 
Notable Collectors:
B. Ertter; D. Mansfield; P. Packard 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1892 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Donald Mansfield, Curator, DMansfield[at]collegeofidaho[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-208-459-5287, Fax: 1-208-459-5075 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Idaho State University, Ray J. Davis Herbarium (IDS)
Ray J. Davis Herbarium
Biological Sciences Department
Idaho State Museum of Natural History
Idaho State University
Box 8096
Pocatello, Idaho 83209-8096
U.S.A.
Size:
60,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Idaho; Oregon; Nevada; Washington; California; Wyoming. 
Notable Collectors:
R. J. Davis; L. Pearson 
Included Herbaria:
Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. 
Year Founded:
1931 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Rick (C.F.) Williams, Curator, willcha2[at]isu[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-208-282-3530, Fax: 1-208-282-4570; 1-208-282-5893 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Lewis-Clark State College, Hells Canyon Herbarium (HCH)
Hells Canyon Herbarium
Natural Sciences Department
Lewis-Clark State College
Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698
U.S.A.
Size:
10,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Eastern Washington and northern Idaho. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1994 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Joanna Schultz, Director, jschultz[at]lcsc[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-208-799-2295 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Rocky Mountain Research Station (BOIS)
Herbarium
USDA Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Research Station
322 E. Front Street, Suite 401
Boise, Idaho 83702
U.S.A.
Size:
8,807 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Central and southern Idaho; Intermountain Juncaceae, Cyperaceae, and Great Basin forbs. 
Notable Collectors:
E. G. Hurd; J. Kinney; R. L. Piemeisel; H. L. Shantz; R. Steele 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1940 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Robert Cox, Curator, robertcox[at]fs[dot]fed[dot]us,
Phone: 1-208-373-4358, Fax: 1-208-373-4391 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
University of Idaho, Stillinger Herbarium (ID)
Stillinger Herbarium
College of Natural Resources
University of Idaho
P. O. Box 441130
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3051
U.S.A.
Size:
200,000 specimens 
Description:
Emphasis on Idaho and Inland Pacific Northwest, including vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, and fungi, Pacific Northwest rainforest disjuncts, alpine and rare vascular plants. 
Specialty:
Idaho, including vascular plants and cryptogams; disjunct species; alpine and rare vascular plant species; Pacific Northwest fungi. 
Notable Collectors:
W. H. Baker; J. H. Christ; D. Henderson; H. J. Rust; C. R. Stillinger 
Included Herbaria:
IDF (18,000 specimens) 
Year Founded:
1889 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Pamela Brunsfeld, Curator, pambruns[at]uidaho[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-208-885-4623, Fax: 1-208-885-7905 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Montana
Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Flathead Valley Community College
777 Grandview Drive
Kalispell, Montana 59901
U.S.A.
Size:
5,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Montana. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Jeanette Oliver, Curator, joliver[at]fvcc[dot]cc[dot]mt[dot]us,
Phone: 1-406-756-3822, ext-3878 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Montana State University (MONT)
Herbarium
Montana State University
408 Lewis Hall
Bozeman, Montana 59717
U.S.A.
Size:
95,850 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Montana, especially Glacier, Yellowstone, northern Rocky Mountains, and Plains; worldwide Fabaceae and Poaceae. 
Notable Collectors:
E. A. Bessey; J. W. Blankinship; P. H. Hawkins; P. A. Rydberg; R. S. Williams 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1892 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Matt Lavin, Curator, mlavin[at]montana[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-406-994-4424, Fax: 1-406-994-7600 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Montana State University, Billings (MSUB)
Herbarium
Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Montana State University-Billings
1500 University Drive
Billings, Montana 59101-0298
U.S.A.
Size:
16,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Flora of Montana, with emphasis on eastern Montana and Beartooth Plateau; tropical flora of India; vascular plants of Wisconsin. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
Eastern Montana College; Eastern Montana Normal School; Rocky Mountain College; USDA Forest Service 
Year Founded:
1976 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Tasneem Khaleel, Director of the Herbarium,
Phone: 1-406-657-2031, Fax: 1-406-657-2342 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Rocky Mountain Research Station (MRC)
Herbarium
Rocky Mountain Research Station
P.O. Box 8089
Missoula, Montana 59807-8089
U.S.A.
Size:
13,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Northern Rocky Mountains; northern Idaho; western Montana and adjacent areas to include all of Northern Region, U.S.D.A. Forest Service. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1932 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Peter Stickney, Curator, smincemoyer[at]fs[dot]fed[dot]us,
Phone: 1-406-542-4184;-1-406-542-4150, Fax: 1-406-543-2663 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
University of Great Falls (GFC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
University of Great Falls
Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996
U.S.A.
Size:
20,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Hepatics of northwestern North America. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1932 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Won Hong, Curator, whong[at]ugf[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-406-761-8210 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
University of Montana (MONTU)
Herbarium
Biological Sciences Division
University of Montana
Missoula, Montana 59812-1002
U.S.A.
Size:
129,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Vascular flora of northern Rocky Mountain region; alpine and rare species of Montana; diatoms of Montana. 
Notable Collectors:
C. E. Bessey; J. W. Blankinship; M. J. Elrod; L. H. Harvey; C. L. Hitchcock; J. E. Kirkwood; K. Lackschewitz; P. C. Lesica; F. Rose; P. A. Rydberg 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1909 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
David Dyer, Collections Manager, ddyer[at]selway[dot]umt[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-406-243-4743, Fax: 1-406-243-4184 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Oregon
Bureau of Land Management (BLMLK)
Herbarium
Bureau of Land Management
1301 South G Street
Lakeview, Oregon 97630
U.S.A.
Size:
6,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Northern California; southern Oregon; northwestern Nevada. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
FNLO (2,000 specimens) in 1981. 
Year Founded:
1977 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Brennan Hauk, bhauk[at]blm[dot]gov,
Phone: 1-541-947-6156 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Bureau of Land Management, Medford District (BLMMD)
Address?
Size:
Description:
Contains about 5,500 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, and fungi. 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Brian Wender, bwender[at]blm[dot]gov,
Phone: (541) 471-6549 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Crater Lake National Park (CRLA)
Herbarium
Museum and Archives Collections
Crater Lake National Park
P.O. Box 7
Crater Lake, Oregon 97604-0007
U.S.A.
Size:
5,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Crater Lake National Park and adjacent vicinity; used primarily for park-specific research and resources management decision-making. 
Notable Collectors:
E. I. Applegate; W. B. Cooke; D. H. Curtis; D. S. Farner; J. Kezer; B. L. Wilson; P. Zika 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1896 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Mary Benterou, Curator, mary_benterou[at]nps[dot]gov,
Phone: 1-541-594-3095, Fax: 1-541-594-3010 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Eastern Oregon University (EOSC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Eastern Oregon University
1410 L Avenue
LaGrande, Oregon 97850-2899
U.S.A.
Size:
9,500 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Northeastern Oregon. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1950 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Karen Antell, Director, kantell[at]eou[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-541-962-3610 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest (HJAEF)
Address?
Size:
Description:
 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Lane Community College, Rowe-Love Herbarium (LCEU)
Rowe-Love Herbarium
Science Division
Lane Community College
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640
Size:
3,500 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Mainly Oregon, especially Lane County; some California, Baja California, Washington, and Idaho. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1967 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Susie Holmes, Curator, holmess[at]lanecc[dot]edu,
Phone: 541-463-5084 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Linfield College (LINF)
Herbarium, Biology Dept.
Linfield College
900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Size:
4,600 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
John Syring, jsyring[at]linfield[dot]edu 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM)
National College of Natural Medicine
49 SW Porter St.
Portland, OR 97201
Size:
100 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Oregon State University (OSC)
Herbarium
Botany and Plant Pathology Department
Oregon State University
2082 Cordley Hall
Corvallis, Oregon 97331-2902
U.S.A.
Size:
415,000 specimens 
Description:
The Oregon State University Herbarium houses approximately 405,000 vascular plant, bryophyte, algal and fungal specimens. The collections are worldwide in scope, with a focus on the state of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. 
Specialty:
All groups, mainly of the Pacific Northwest; hypogeous fungi, Glomales, worldwide. 
Notable Collectors:
Y. Asahina; W. H. Baker; K. L. Chambers; W. B. Cooke; W. C. Cusick; L. E. Detling; M. A. Flinn; M. Fomin; A. S. Foster; T. C. Frye; H. C. Gilbert; H. M. Gilkey; M. W. Gorman; R. R. Halse; L. F. Henderson; T. J. Howell; D. C. Ingram; O. L. Ireland; L. D. Johnston; W. E. Lawrence; E. Lawton; L. C. Leach; J. B. Leiberg; F. A. MacFadden; G. Mason; J. C. Nelson; M. E. Peck; L. H. Pike; E. I. Sanborn; E. P. Sheldon; F. P. Sipe; A. N. Steward; W. N. Suksdorf; P. Train; J. M. Trappe; D. H. Wagner; C. D. White; K. Whited 
Included Herbaria:
Fungi of U.S. Forest Service Pathology Herbarium; LAGO (in part); ORE (110,000 specimens) in 1993; WILLU (32,000 specimens) in 1976 
Year Founded:
1886 
Notes:
WILLU (Morton E. Peck Herbarium) not interfiled with OSC. ORE (University of Oregon Herbarium) interfiled with OSC. Specimens from ORE, OSC, and WILLU sent on all loan requests and should be cited based on the original herbarium. 
Contacts:
Aaron Liston, Director, listona[at]science[dot]oregonstate[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-541-737-4106, Fax: 1-541-737-3573 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
Oregon State University (OSUF)
Herbarium
Department of Wood Science and Engineering
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
U.S.A.
Size:
2,500 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Wood samples. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1950 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Barbara Gartner, Curator, barbara[dot]gartner[at]orst[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-541-737-4213, Fax: 1-541-737-3385 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Portland State University (HPSU)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207-0751
U.S.A.
Size:
15,500 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Pacific Northwest; all groups. 
Notable Collectors:
M. A. Flinn; T. J. Howell 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
John Christy, Herbarium Manager, john[dot]christy[at]pdx[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-503-725-9953, Fax: 1-503-725-3888 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Reed College (REED)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97202
U.S.A.
Size:
10,000 specimens 
Description:
REED contains vouchers for Reed College senior thesis research projects and vouchers for The Nature Conservancy preserves at Cascade Head, OR and Sandy River, OR. 
Specialty:
Pacific Northwest of the U.S. (Oregon, Washington, Idaho); Lomatium, Umbelliferae. 
Notable Collectors:
W. Cusick; T. Howell 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1920 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Keith Karoly, Curator, kkaroly[at]reed[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-503-517-7846, Fax: 1-503-777-7773 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Southern Oregon University (SOC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, Oregon 97520
U.S.A.
Size:
14,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Vascular plants of southern Oregon; bryophytes and lichens of the Pacific Northwest. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1967 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Steven Jessup, Director,
Phone: 1-541-552-6804, Fax: 1-541-552-6415 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Western Oregon University (MOC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth, Oregon 97361
U.S.A.
Size:
6,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Oregon, especially western Oregon. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1950 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Bryan Dutton, Director, duttonb[at]wou[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-503-838-8452, Fax: 1-503-838-8072 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Washington
Central Washington University (ELRG)
Herbarium
Biological Sciences Department
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7537
U.S.A.
Size:
25,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Washington. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1900 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Jim Johnson, Curator,
Phone: 1-509-963-2731, Fax: 1-509-963-2730 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Eastern Washington University (EWU)
258 Science Building, Cheney, WA 99004-2440
Size:
Description:
Contains approximately 7,000 specimens from eastern Washington, adjacent Idaho, and elsewhere in north America. 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Evergreen State College (EVE)
Herbarium
The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505
Size:
5,000 specimens 
Description:
Small herbarium inside the Evergreen Natural History Collections in Lab I room 1060. Contains approximately 3,000 vascular plant, 600 bryophyte, 800 fungi, 600 lichens and 20 algae specimens. A portion of the collections are in a Specify 5 database. 
Specialty:
South Puget Sound Prairie flora and Sun Lakes State Park flora. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Vascular Plants: Dr. Frederica Bowcutt (1-360-867-6744, bowcuttf[at]evergreen.edu); Bryophytes, Fungi, and Lichens: Dr. Lalita Calabria (1-360-867-6415, calabril[at]evergreen.edu) 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL)
Herbarium
Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington
620 University Road
Friday Harbor, Washington 98250
U.S.A.
Size:
3,500 specimens 
Description:
Contains about 5,000 algae specimens, most from the San Juan Islands, Washington. 
Specialty:
Marine algae of northeastern Pacific. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1900 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
David Duggins, Curator, dduggins[at]u[dot]washington[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-360-378-2165, Fax: 1-206-543-1273 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Mount Rainier National Park (MORA)
55210 238th Ave. East
Ashford, Washington 98304
Size:
6,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Mount Rainier National Park. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
North Cascades National Park (NOCA)
810 State Route 20
Sedro Woolley, Washington 98284
Size:
8,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
North Cascades National Park Complex and adjacent areas. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Olympic National Park (OLYM)
600 East Park Avenue
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
Size:
18,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Olympic National Park and adjacent areas. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Pacific Lutheran University (PLU)
Irene Creso Herbarium
Pacific Lutheran University
Rieke Science Center
Tacoma, Washington 98447
U.S.A.
Size:
5,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1985 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Romey Haberle, Assistant Professor and Curator of Herbarium, biology[at]plu[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-253-536-5055, Fax: 1-253-536-5055 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
Pacific Northwest Herbarium, Western Washington University (WWB)
Herbarium
Western Washington University
Department of Biology, Room 239
516 High St.
Bellingham, Washington 98225-9160
U.S.A.
Size:
26,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Emphasis on the Pacific Northwest as delineated by the Vancouverian Province of the Rocky Mountain Floristic Region, but also includes specimens from outside the region. Of particular interest are samples of plants from the North Cascades. The collection contains ~23,000 Vascular plants, 2,700 bryophytes, a small number of algae, and 5,100 fungi and lichens. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1945 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Eric DeChaine, Curator; Barry Wendling, Collection Manager for vascular & non-vascular plants; Fred Rhoades, Collection Manager for fungi & lichens, eric-dechaine[at]wwu[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-360-650-6575, Fax: 1-360-650-3148 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Seattle Pacific University (SPC)
Herbarium
Biology Department, Suite 205
Seattle Pacific University
3307 3rd Avenue West
Seattle, Washington 98119-1950
U.S.A.
Size:
3,000 specimens 
Description:
Seagrasses collected by R. C. Phillips transferred to US. 
Specialty:
Washington; seagrasses. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1961 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Timothy Nelson, Director, tnelson[at]spu[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-206-281-3640, Fax: 1-206-281-2882 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
St. Martin's College (OSMC)
Herbarium
Biology Department
St. Martin's College
Lacey, Washington 98503
U.S.A.
Size:
16,500 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Pacific Northwest vascular plants; some local marine algae. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1974 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Margaret Olney, Curator, molney[at]stmartin[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-360-438-4327, Fax: 1-360-459-4124 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
University of Puget Sound (PSM)
Slater Museum
University of Puget Sound
1500 N. Warner
Tacoma, WA 98416
U.S.A.
Size:
15,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
The herbarium is part of the Slater Museum. Most of the specimens are from Washington, Oregon, and elsewhere in western North America, but many have been acquired from other parts of the world through collecting and exchange. 
Notable Collectors:
 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Peter Wimberger, pwimberger[at]pugetsound[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-253-879-2784 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
University of Washington (WTU)
Herbarium
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
University of Washington
Box 355325
Seattle, Washington 98195-5325
U.S.A.
Size:
650,000 specimens 
Description:
WTU web site includes photographs, distribution maps, and descriptive information for Washington's vascular plant flora. For all non-U.S. Postal Service shipments, please use the following address: Herbarium, 1521 NE Pacific Street, Room 30 Hitchcock Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-5325. 
Specialty:
Worldwide, especially Pacific Northwest, western North America, and northern Pacific Rim. 
Notable Collectors:
L. Abrams; W. H. Baker; E. Bauer; G. Beck; J. W. Blankinship; W. C. Cusick; M. Denton; A. D. E. Elmer; C. S. English; W. J. Eyerdam; J. B. Flett; T. C. Frye; A. J. Grout; A. A. Heller; L. F. Henderson; C. L. Hitchcock; J. W. Hotson; G. Howard; T. J. Howell; A. R. Kruckeberg; E. Lawton; J. B. Leiberg; C. L. Lesquereux; J. F. Macbride; J. Macoun; A. Nelson; R. E. Norris; M. E. Peck; J. H. Sandberg; R. B. Setzer; H. St. John; D. E. Stuntz; W. N. Suksdorf; W. S. Sullivant; J. W. Thompson 
Included Herbaria:
LAGO (in part); JWT (Herbarium of J. William Thompson). 
Year Founded:
1882 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
David Giblin, Collections Manager, wtu[at]u[dot]washington[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-206-543-1682, Fax: 1-206-685-1728 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
University of Washington, Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium (WTUH)
Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium
University of Washington Botanic Gardens, College of Forest Resources
Box 354115
Seattle, Washington 98195-4115
U.S.A.
Size:
16,300 specimens 
Description:
Repository for the voucher collection of the Washington State Noxious Weed Board. 
Specialty:
Washington Park Arboretum; horticulturally significant plants; common and noxious weeds; Union Bay Natural Area. 
Notable Collectors:
A. J. Jackson; T. Johnson; B. Mulligan 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1983 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Sarah Reichard, Acting Curator, hydeherb[at]u[dot]washington[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-206-685-2589, Fax: 1-206-685-2692 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Washington State University, Marion Ownbey Herbarium (WS)
Marion Ownbey Herbarium
School of Biological Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-4236
U.S.A.
Size:
365,000 specimens 
Description:
Link to specimen database:http://herbaria.wsu.edu/web/ 
Specialty:
Vascular plants and bryophytes of Pacific Northwest; Apiaceae;Bromeliaceae; Cyperaceae; Liliaceae; Scrophulariaceae; Asteraceae. CITES: US 001 
Notable Collectors:
R. Beattie; F. V. Coville; W. C. Cusick; R. Daubenmire; A. D. E. Elmer; M. Ownbey; C. V. Piper; H. St. John; W. N. Suksdorf; K. Whited 
Included Herbaria:
WCP (30 000 vascular plants) in 1992. 
Year Founded:
1893 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Larry Hufford, Director, wsherb[at]mail[dot]wsu[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-509-335-3250, Fax: 1-509-335-3184 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
Washington State University, Plant Pathology Department (WSP)
Charles Gardner Shaw Mycological
Plant Pathology Department
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-6430
U.S.A.
Size:
73,000 specimens 
Description:
Important collections of smut fungi (G. W. Fischer, R. Duran, L. M. Carris, K. Vanky); downy mildew fungi (C. G. Shaw); powdery mildew fungi (D. A. Glawe); pyrenomycetes (J. D. Rogers); fungi on grasses (R. Sprague). Shaw's Host-Fungus Index for the Pacific Northwest is on-line. 
Specialty:
Parasitic and wood-decay fungi of Pacific Northwest; grass-parasitic fungi of U.S.; smut fungi; rust fungi; powdery mildews; downy mildews; Xylariaceae, Diatrypaceae, and other pyrenomycetes worldwide. CITES: US 001 
Notable Collectors:
L. M. Carris; R. Durán; G. W. Fischer; D. Glawe; J. D. Rogers; C. G. Shaw; R. Sprague; W. N. Suksdorf; K. Vanky 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1915 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Jack Rogers, Regents Professor, Plant Pathology, rogers[at]wsu[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-509-335-9541, Fax: 1-509-335-9581 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
Whitman College (WCW)
Herbarium
Department of Biology
Whitman College
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
U.S.A.
Size:
17,000 specimens 
Description:
 
Specialty:
Mainly vascular plants of Pacific Northwest; some worldwide, especially southeastern Asia. 
Notable Collectors:
E. F. Anderson; W. Brode; L. Pierce; C. V. Piper; P. Pope 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1963 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Heidi Dobson, Director, dobsonhe[at]whitman[dot]edu,
Phone: 1-509-527-5141, Fax: 1-509-527-5904 
Web Site URL:
Database URL:
 
Yukon Territory
B. A. Bennett Herbarium, Yukon Government (BABY)
B. A. Bennett Herbarium
Yukon Government
33 Chinook Lane
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Y1A 5Y2
Canada
Size:
7,700 specimens 
Description:
B.A. Bennett Herbarium contains only Vascular Plants. With nearly 8,000 Yukon specimens it is one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of vascular plants from the Territory. Visiting researchers and students are encouraged to use the herbaria. The library includes all significant northern floras including floras of Russian, Scandinavia, Europe, Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Additional resources include over 4,000 reprints primarily of literature relevant to the Yukon flora, including many historical account. Significant exchanges are currently made with UBC, ALA, CAN, DAO and to a lesser extent ATLA and WTU. 
Specialty:
Vascular plants of Yukon Territory, but Beringian and Circumboreal flora are also highlighted. Additional significant holdings of collections include Alaska, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Northwest Territories. CITES: CA10YTW1 
Notable Collectors:
B. A. Bennett; P. P. Caswell; A. Ceska; M. J. Oldham; R. Rosie; S. Withers 
Included Herbaria:
 
Year Founded:
1996 
Notes:
 
Contacts:
Bruce Bennett, brbennett[at]klondiker[dot]com,
Phone: 1-867-633-2479, Fax: 1-867-393-6263 
Web Site URL:
 
Database URL:
 
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