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Elko BLM District Office Herbarium (Bureau of Land Management-ELKOBLM)

The Elko District Office houses approximately 1200 herbarium specimens collected from northern Nevada’s Great Basin with emphasis on Elko and Eureka counties. Historic collections date back to three specimens from 1915 by S. B. Arthur (1) and Bryant S. Martineu (2), respectively. Other noteworthy collectors represented include Mont E. Lewis and Arnold Tiehm.


  • Range Technician: Steph Frederick, smfrederick@blm.gov, 775-753-0218


Elko BLM District Herbarium
Bureau of Land Management
3900 Idaho Street
Elko, Nevada   89801
United States

Collection Statistics

  • 1,342 specimen records
  • 1,340 (100%) georeferenced
  • 15 (1%) with images (15 total images)
  • 1,314 (98%) identified to species
  • 67 families
  • 311 genera
  • 523 species
  • 699 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update:
Global Unique Identifier: 0380d10a-3279-4b1c-bd6a-4af1baf2829f
Digital Metadata:EML File
Access Rights: Public domain
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution