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Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Herbarium (UNCC-UNCC)

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  • Curator: Lenny Lampel, Lenny.Lampel@mecklenburgcountync.gov, 980-314-1085
  • Data Administrator: Mary Wyant, Mary.Wyant@mecklenburgcountync.gov, 980-314-1098


Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Herbarium
Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
2900 Rocky River Road
Charlotte, NC   28215

Collection Statistics

  • 51,823 specimen records
  • 6,092 (12%) georeferenced
  • 51,741 (100%) with images (52,225 total images)
  • 51,040 (98%) identified to species
  • 313 families
  • 2,108 genera
  • 7,191 species
  • 8,568 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 19 January 2023
Global Unique Identifier: 827097ef-52b6-4bfc-bdea-45e382fde5b1
Digital Metadata:EML File