University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium (UWSP)
The Robert W. Freckmann herbarium is the among the three largest in the state of Wisconsin, and the only major herbarium in the northern half of the state. It is housed in the biology department at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in the new Chemistry and Biology Building. The collection is named for Dr. Robert Freckmann, Professor Emeritus of Biology, who taught vascular plant taxonomy and agrostology at UW-Stevens Point for 32 years. Starting in 1969 with one cabinet of about 1,000 plant specimens in 1969, he and Dr. Frank W. Bowers built this herbarium to its present size, with over 230,000 specimens.
Contacts: Stephanie Lyon, Stephanie.Lyon@uwsp.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 44b57a28-1eca-48c5-80ea-4179c6e735c0