Appalachian State University, I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium (BOON)

The I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium contains 30,220 as of 6/7/18. The three main functions of the ASU Herbarium are for teaching, maintenance of vouchers, and development of a research herbarium with a focus on the flora of the Southern Appalachians.
Contact: Dr. Zack E. Murrell, Department Chair; Andrew Jenkins M.S., Curator (murrellze@appstate.edu,jenkinsap@appstate.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 2bed6ae5-afde-45bb-95a9-c4918414f02d
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium
260 Rankin Hall West
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC   28608
United States
828-262-2674
Collection Statistics
  • 15,090 specimen records
  • 3,367 (22%) georeferenced
  • 11,134 (74%) with images
  • 14,578 (97%) identified to species
  • 191 families
  • 938 genera
  • 2,805 species
  • 3,253 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics