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Cornell College Herbarium (MOVC)

Founded in 1967, the Cornell College Herbarium contains approximately 2,700 specimens with a heavy focus on Midwestern prairie plants. in addition, the herbarium contains collections of cucurbits,(especially species in the Guraniinae) from Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, French Guineana, and Suriname.


  • Marty Condon, mcondon@cornellcollege.edu


Cornell College Herbarium
Cornell College
West Science Room 119
600 First Street SW
Mount Vernon, Iowa   52314

Collection Statistics

  • 2,636 specimen records
  • 2,518 (96%) georeferenced
  • 2,228 (85%) identified to species
  • 145 families
  • 511 genera
  • 1,164 species
  • 1,194 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 10 August 2018
Global Unique Identifier: 4f4130e3-a422-4109-a931-c5e0219f6693
Digital Metadata:EML File
Rights Holder: Cornell College