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Washburn University (WASH)

WASH represents a unique collection of Great Plains flora, mostly collected in pre-development period from 1861-1920. Specialty: Great Plains, especially Kansas. Date Founded: 1878.
Contacts: Jason Emry,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 7996c323-bb53-4adc-883f-b7db19f03340
Digital Metadata: EML File
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Washburn University
1700 Southwest College Avenue
Topeka, Kansas   66621
Collection Statistics
  • 965 specimen records
  • 214 (22%) georeferenced
  • 862 (89%) identified to species
  • 97 families
  • 238 genera
  • 376 species
  • 393 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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