R. L. McGregor Herbarium Vascular Pl…

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R. L. McGregor Herbarium Vascular Plants Collection

Description

The R. L. McGregor Herbarium houses approximately 400,000 vascular plant specimens. The majority of these comprise exsiccatae, but the collection also includes seed, boxed, and fluid-preserved specimens. The collection is focused on the Central Grassland region of North America, with specimens from the Great Plains comprising approximately two-thirds of the collection. Families with especially strong taxonomic and geographic representation include Asteraceae, Cyperaceae, Fabaceae, Juncaceae, Lemnaceae, Plantaginaceae, and Poaceae.

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Administrative contact
Caleb Morse
Collection Manager
University of Kansas R. L. McGregor Herbarium Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS United States +01 785-864-4493
Metadata author
Caleb Morse
Collection Manager
University of Kansas R. L. McGregor Herbarium Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS United States +01 785-864-4493
Originator
Caleb Morse
Collection Manager
University of Kansas R. L. McGregor Herbarium Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS United States +01 785-864-4493

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University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute

Publication Date

Dec 17, 2014

Registration Date

Sep 23, 2008

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Description

Sixty-five percent of the collection represents the flora of the grassland biome of central North America.

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Sixty-five percent of the collection represents the flora of the grassland biome of central North America.

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Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
KU Biodiversity Institute +01 913.864.4681
Administrative contact
Mark Mort
Curator
University of Kansas R. L. McGregor Herbarium Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS United States +01 785-864-5706
Administrative contact
Craig Freeman
Curator-in-Charge
University of Kansas R. L. McGregor Herbarium Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS United States +01 785-864-3453

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