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Western Illinois University, ​R. M. Myers Herbarium (MWI)

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The R.M. Myers Herbarium contains more than 75,000 specimens, of which most are from western Illinois or southeastern Iowa. We hold a major collection of moss specimens from western Illinois, as well as a set of Opuntia fragilis specimens that document most areas where it grows in the midwest.

Contacts:

  • Ranessa Cooper, RL-Cooper@wiu.edu

Collection Statistics

  • 42,498 specimen records
  • 4,037 (9%) georeferenced
  • 42,226 (99%) identified to species
  • 300 families
  • 2,002 genera
  • 6,234 species
  • 7,151 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 18 December 2015
Global Unique Identifier: 5f887025-5ee0-453e-b25b-360c1f5e870a
Digital Metadata:EML File
Rights Holder: Western Illinois University
Geographic Distribution - India
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