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William Darlington Herbarium - West Chester University, Pennsylvania (DWC)

The William Darlington Herbarium (DWC) is a historically significant collection of roughly 15,000 specimens dating primarily from the 1810s-1850s. Notable donors include Stephen Elliott, Asa Gray, William Jackson Hooker, C. S. Rafinesque, and John Torrey; also present are specimens from both Bartram’s and Humphry Marshall’s Gardens.


  • Ron McColl, rmccoll@wcupa.edu

Collection Statistics

  • 24,551 specimen records
  • 1 (0%) georeferenced
  • 24,551 (100%) with images (24,576 total images)
  • 259 (1%) identified to species
  • 299 families
  • 1,899 genera
  • 167 species
  • 170 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)

Extra Statistics

Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Last Update: 27 February 2023
Global Unique Identifier: c57e90f5-989d-4c43-b34a-d7fc07b72a46
Digital Metadata:EML File