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Colorado Mesa University, Walter A. Kelley Herbarium (MESA)

The Walter Almond Kelley herbarium at Colorado Mesa University contains over 5,000 specimens, primarily from western Colorado and eastern Utah. It was founded in 1978.

Contacts: Stephen Stern,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: ac7b0f18-a698-4d9e-a342-ad715b459e6d
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Colorado Mesa University
GBIF Dataset page:
Colorado Mesa University
Department of Biological Sciences
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, Colorado   81501-3122
Collection Statistics
  • 7,090 specimen records
  • 6,005 (85%) georeferenced
  • 6,086 (86%) with images (6,812 total images)
  • 6,412 (90%) identified to species
  • 122 families
  • 617 genera
  • 1,849 species
  • 2,118 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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